Positive Psychology - International Student Edition (häftad)
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SAGE Publications, Inc
Teramoto Pedrotti, Jennifer / Snyder, Charles Richard
191 x 187 x 32 mm
1180 g
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Positive Psychology - International Student Edition

The Scientific and Practical Explorations of Human Strengths

Häftad,  Engelska, 2018-10-16
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Positive Psychology offers a comprehensive coverage of the science and application of positive psychology, and presents new frameworks for understanding positive emotions and human strengths. The book brings the concept 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.

Western and Eastern approaches to understanding human strengths are covered, 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.
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Shane J. Lopez, PhD (deceased), was a Gallup Senior Scientist and Research Director of the Clifton Strengths Institute. Dr. Lopez 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 was a fellow of the American Psychological Association and of the International Positive Psychology Association. A professor at the University of Kansas in both the Schools of Education and Business for more than a decade, he passed away on July 23, 2016.

Jennifer Teramoto Pedrotti, PhD, is associate dean for diversity and curriculum in the College of Liberal Arts and 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 also serving in an interim role as the associate vice president for Academic Initiatives for the Office of University Diversity and Inclusion, also at Cal Poly. She is the lead editor on a volume entitled Perspectives on the Intersection of Multiculturalism and Positive Psychology (with Lisa M. Edwards) and often speaks on the topic of including cultural context in positive psychological discussions, including as a keynote speaker at the Asian Pacific Conference on Applied Positive Psychology in Hong Kong, and in presentations at conferences, including those of the American Psychological Association, and the International Positive Psychology Association. Additionally, Dr. Teramoto Pedrotti is the lead author on a second textbook for undergraduate students, Multicultural Psychology: Self, Society, and Social Change (with Denise A. Isom). She has contributed to many different volumes throughout her career such as The Oxford Handbook of Positive Psychology, Positive Psychological Interventions, Activities 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, Journal of Positive Psychology, and Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. Recently, she was part of the prestigious Emerging Leaders Program 2022 Cohort via the American Association of State Colleges and Universities. In her current role, she encourages students, staff, and faculty daily to use their strengths to make change toward a more equitable and inclusive campus.


Part I: Looking at Psychology From a Positive Perspective Welcome to Positive Psychology Eastern and Western Perspectives on Positive Psychology: How "ME + WE = US" Might Bridge the Gap Classifications and Measures of Strengths and Positive Outcomes Part II: Positive Psychology in Context The Role of Culture in Developing Strengths and Living Well Living Well at Every Stage of Life Part III: Positive Emotional States and Processes The Principles of Pleasure: Understanding Positive Affect, Positive Emotions, Happiness, and Well-Being Making the Most of Emotional Experiences: Emotion-Focused Coping, Emotional Intelligence, Socioemotional Selectivity, and Emotional Storytelling Part IV: Positive Cognitive States and Processes Seeing our Futures Through Self-Efficacy, Optimism, and Hope Wisdom and Courage: Characteristics of the Wise and the Brave Mindfulness, Flow, and Spirituality: In Search of Optimal Experiences Part V: Prosocial Behavior Empathy and Egotism: Portals to Altruism, Gratitude, and Forgiveness Attachment, Love, Flourishing Relationships, and Forgiveness Part VI: Understanding and Changing Human Behavior Balanced Conceptualizations of Mental Health and Behavior Preventing the Bad and Promoting the Good Part VII: Positive Environments Positive Schooling and Good Work: The Psychology of Gainful Employment and the Education That Gets Us There Remembering Shane: Real Strengths in a Real Person