Splash Biography



NOMISHA KURIAN, Visiting scholar from Cambridge




Major: Education

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: G

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Having completed BA and MPhil degrees in Education at the University of Cambridge, I'm now enjoying Yale's amazing learning resources. My research looks into children's wellbeing and human rights, and how schools can become safer, more supportive spaces to nurture students' mental health.



Past Classes

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H3674: Nurturing Your Mental Health: Insights from Psychology in Splash Spring 19 (Apr. 06, 2019)
School (and life!) can be challenging. What have psychologists found out about staying mentally healthy? What can you do in your day-to-day life to promote your happiness and flourishing? This is a discussion-based class for students who like to speak up and share! The growth of "positive psychology" since the late 1990s has given us invaluable insights into how to maximise our wellbeing and manage stress. The goal of the class is to help you enjoy more good days and navigate bad ones. Life in school is, of course, about more than just grades and academics - your mental health matters too.


H3777: Nurturing Your Mental Health: Insights from Psychology in Splash Spring 19 (Apr. 06, 2019)
School (and life!) can be challenging. What have psychologists found out about staying mentally healthy? What can you do in your day-to-day life to promote your happiness and flourishing? This is a discussion-based class for students who like to speak up and share! The growth of "positive psychology" since the late 1990s has given us invaluable insights into how to maximise our wellbeing and manage stress. The goal of the class is to help you enjoy more good days and navigate bad ones. Life in school is, of course, about more than just grades and academics - your mental health matters too.


E3513: Staying Happy in Middle School: Mental Health Insights from Psychology in Sprout Spring 19 (Feb. 16 - Mar. 02, 2019)
School (and life!) can be challenging. What have psychologists found out about staying mentally healthy? What can you do in your day-to-day life to promote your happiness and flourishing? The growth of "positive psychology" since the late 1990s has given us invaluable insights into how to maximise our wellbeing and manage stress. In this class, we'll learn what science says about how to thrive. The goal is for you to walk away with tools to enjoy more good days and help you through bad ones. Life in middle school is, of course, about more than just grades and academics - your mental health matters too!