This chapter details the third shock to have transpired, enabling happiness to become central to and circulate throughout modernity: the (predominantly) twenty-first-century emergence of a practicable positivity within influential psychological circles and society at large. It is affective at a micro-sociological level, supporting the meso-human relations and macro-utilitarian developments previously discussed and, in addition to the prominence of Positive Organizational Scholarship (POS) and Positive Organizational Behavior (POB), derives most notably from the formalized positive psychology movement.
KeywordsPositive Emotion Positive Psychology Subject Position Humanistic Psychology Manhattan Project
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