Positive Science Center Inc

Refocus on Positive Predictions

New York, NY   |
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Positive Science Center Inc

EIN: 81-4064186


This Center is dedicated to the study and application of positive psychology, exploring how it can help people achieve more success, health, and happiness. We believe that people have an inherent desire to lead meaningful and fulfilling lives, to develop their strengths and enjoy work, play and their world. Positive psychology offers the best tools to have desirable impact on individuals, groups, and the community.

Ruling year info



Dr. John Ryder

Main address

109 E 36 St. Suite 4

New York, NY 10016 USA

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Subject area info



Human services

NTEE code info

Education N.E.C. (B99)

Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (P99)

IRS subsection

501(c)(3) Public Charity

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.


Programs and results

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Our programs

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The Power of Positive Predictions

Despite the fact that our world is filled with uncertainty, I explain how to manage it more effectively so that you can eliminate most of your worries. This system works successfully because it helps you to identify the misperceptions that create the anxiety and gain complete control of your life. The concepts are easy to understand and apply to one’s own life so that the experience of these tools helps people shift more healthy and happy ways of being. This program is open to the public and will be available on the web.

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Positive Science Center Inc

Financial data

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Positive Science Center Inc

Revenue & expenses

Fiscal Year: 2021

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Contributions, Grants, Gifts $18,162
Program Services $0
Membership Dues $0
Special Events $0
Other Revenue $0
Total Revenue $18,162
Program Services $0
Administration $0
Fundraising $0
Payments to Affiliates $0
Other Expenses $0
Total Expenses $0

Positive Science Center Inc

Balance sheet

Fiscal Year: 2021

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Total Assets $450,000
Total Liabilities $425,000
Fund balance (EOY)
Net Assets $25,000


The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Dr. John Ryder

Dr. Ryder is a psychologist and a major advocate of positive psychology for over 40 years

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Positive Science Center Inc

Board of directors
as of 01/27/2023
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Board co-chair

Mr. Ben Robinson


Term: 2019 -

Board co-chair

Robert Corrao


Term: 2016 -

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No