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Department
Psychology
Course
PSY336H1
Professor
Dan Dolderman
Semester
Summer

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Hedonism - Outcome of happiness or pleasure Eudaimonia Model based on Self-Determination Theory Occurrence of +ve affect and absence of 1. Pursuing intrinsic goals and values for their own sake; personal growth, relationships, ve affect community, and health Measurable major advantage 2. Behaving in autonomous, volitional, or consensual ways, rather than heteronymous or Focus on outcome controlled ways Focus on valued but delimited state, namely 3. Being mindful and acting with a sense of awareness pleasure 4. Behaving in ways that satisfy basic psychological needs for competence, relatedness, and Pleasure and +ve affect are important autonomy. 1, 2 ,3 have positive effects of psychological and physical well-being because they satisfy human experiences not only because they represent intrinsically preferred states, but universal needs also because they can facilitate and support Living a complete human life, or the realization of valued human potentials other human functions both are correlates The criteria for judging a theory of eudaimonia rest in its ability to predict, implement, and bring about outcomes that people value deeply and that can be said to represent wellness. and consequences of living well of eudaimonia Focus on content of ones life, and the process of living well There are other ways to pleasure, not all of The foci of E research are the specify what living well entails and to identify the expected which are eudaimonic consequences of such living Focus on hedonic outcomes cannot by itself Specification of eudaimonic living might not only be of value as a guide to a more complete reliably lead to either individual or collective and meaningful life; it should also yield more stable and enduring hedonic happiness well-being Alternative routes to individual and societal wellness may play a critic
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