Marty Seligman ranked most influential psychologist in the world over the last decade

Individuals ranked by Academic Influence are recognized as the most influential people working in psychology today and are named for having significantly impacted the academic discipline of psychology within 2010-2020.

 AI recognizes Marty’s achievements as both a prominent psychologist and a popular author, highlighting his activity in the field of positive psychology, and his corresponding theories of well-being. Among his work, Seligman is perhaps best known for initiating research in the concept of learned helplessness and his contributions to positive psychology, which focuses on positive characteristics, virtues, and what occurs in the absence of disorder.