Positivity is a term popularized by journalist Albert Nerenberg to mean an emphasis on the positive in the face of the gloominess of the 21st Century. Nerenberg was surprised that officially, Positivity is not truly recognized as a word. The term was featured in a series published by the Montreal Gazette [Published Montreal Gazette - http://www.canada.com/montrealgazette/features/positivity/index.html] , which featured new trends in culture and science which emphasized, hope, intelligence and human progress in face of war, fear and climate change.

* [http://www.canada.com/montrealgazette/features/positivity/index.html - Montreal Gazette, Positivity Series] Positivity can refer to several things

* the degree something is positive.
* Positivity is a song by Ashley Tisdale on her Headstrong (album)
* Positivity (Suede song) is a song by "Suede"
* refer to positive charge and electrical charge
* Positivity/negativity ratio
* Positivity effect
* Positivity offset

ee also

*Positivism (disambiguation)

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