Positive Psychology (häftad)
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Häftad (Paperback)
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Engelska
Antal sidor
544
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4
Förlag
SAGE Publications, Inc
Medarbetare
Pedrotti, Jennifer Teramoto / Snyder, Charles Richard
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228 x 177 x 31 mm
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1133 g
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1
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9781506357355
Positive Psychology (häftad)

Positive Psychology

The Scientific and Practical Explorations of Human Strengths

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Lopez and Teramoto Pedrotti offer comprehensive coverage of the science and application of positive psychology and present new frameworks for understanding positive emotions and human strengths. The authors bring positive psychology to life by tackling issues such as how positive psychology can help improve schooling and the workplace, as well as promote cooperative lifestyles among people. Further, the book covers Western and Eastern approaches to understanding human strengths, along with the cultural and developmental influences on positive functioning. The authors also explore various positive conditions such as happiness and well-being, along with other processes related to mindfulness, wisdom, courage, and spirituality.
* Offers an in-depth discussion of science and applications: The book provides the most comprehensive coverage of postive psychology's science and applications. It explores various positive conditions such as empathy, altruism, gratitude, attachment and love.
*Encourages active learning: The authors include over 50 case studies, grounded in the practice, research, teaching, and daily lives of the authors that reveal how positive psychological phenomenon operates in the lives of real people.
*Personal Mini-Experiments and Life Enchancement Strategies help readers apply knowledge of the science and practice of positive psychology in their lives.
*Instructor's Resource Site is available to adopters.
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Shane J. Lopez, Ph.D. is a Gallup Senior Scientist and Research Director of the Clifton Strengths Institute. Dr. Lopez has published more than 100 articles and chapters and 10 books in addition to Positive Psychology: The Scientific and Practical Explorations of Human Strengths. These include Making Hope Happen, his first trade book; The Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology (with C.R. Snyder); Positive Psychological Assessment: A Handbook of Models and Measures (with C.R. Snyder); Positive Psychology: Exploring the Best in People; The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology; and The Psychology of Courage: Modern Research on an Ancient Virtue (with Cynthia Pury). Dr. Lopez is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and of the International Positive Psychology Association. A professor of education for a decade, he is now professor of business at the University of Kansas.

Jennifer Teramoto Pedrotti, Ph.D., is Professor in the Department of Psychology and Child Development at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, where she has been teaching positive psychology with a multicultural focus for over 10 years. She is the lead editor on a new edited volume entitled Perspectives on the Intersection of Multiculturalism and Positive Psychology (with Lisa M. Edwards), and recently spoke on the topic of including cultural context in positive psychological discussions as a keynote speaker at the Asian Pacific Conference on Applied Positive Psychology in Hong Kong. Dr. Teramoto Pedrotti has contributed to many different volumes throughout her career such as  The Oxford Handbook of Positive PsychologyPositive Psychological InterventionsActivities for Teaching Positive Psychology, and the Handbook of Multicultural Counseling. In addition, her work has appeared in multiple journals including the Journal of Counseling Psychology, the Journal of Positive Psychology, Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, and Professional School Counseling.  As a Diversity and Inclusivity Faculty Mentor on her campus, she works with students daily in culturally competent ways to identify and enhance their strengths.

C. R. Snyder, Ph.D. (deceased) was the Wright Distinguished Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Kansas, Lawrence. Internationally known for his work at the interface of clinical, social, personality, and health psychology, his theories have pertained to how people react to personal feedback, th...