The Science and Application of Positive Psychology

The Science and Application of Positive Psychology

Author: Jennifer S. Cheavens

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ISBN: 1108609791

Category: PSYCHOLOGY

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""Why Does Positive Psychology Matter?" Positive psychology has immediate implications for being happier, living a fuller life, accomplishing one's goals, and building better relationships. Indeed, these real-world implications are what initially attracted many researchers to the field. Throughout the text, we take great care to relate research findings to the realities of students' lives. While never compromising scientific rigor, each chapter is designed to answer the question that, in our experience, many students are silently asking: So what? "Practice Positive Psychology." A valuable goal for any positive psychology course is for students to gain insights into their own personal strengths, virtues, and assets, and then use these insights to improve themselves. To systematically encourage this practice, at the conclusion of each chapter, we provide exercises that have been empirically demonstrated to nurture the strengths covered in that section of the book"--
Positive Psychology
Language: en
Pages: 672
Authors: Shane J. Lopez, Jennifer Teramoto Pedrotti, C. R. Snyder
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-06 - Publisher: SAGE Publications

Positive Psychology: The Scientific and Practical Explorations of Human Strengths comprehensively covers the science and application of positive psychology. The book brings positive psychology to life by illustrating issues such as how psychological strength can help increase positive outcomes in school and the workplace and promote cooperative relationships among people.
Positive Psychology
Language: en
Pages: 600
Authors: Shane J. Lopez, Jennifer Teramoto Pedrotti, C. R. Snyder
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-06 - Publisher: SAGE Publications

The fully updated Third Edition of Positive Psychology: The Scientific and Practical Explorations of Human Strengths covers the science and application of positive psychology and presents new frameworks for understanding positive emotions and strengths through a culturally competent lens. Authors Shane J. Lopez, Jennifer Teramoto Pedrotti, and C.R. Snyder bring
Positive Psychology
Language: en
Pages: 588
Authors: C. R. Snyder
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-09-14 - Publisher: SAGE

Bringing both the science, and the real-life applications, of positive psychology to life for students This revision of the cutting edge, most comprehensive text for this exciting field presents new frameworks for understanding positive emotions and human strengths. The authors—all leading figures in the field—show how to apply the science
Mindfulness in Positive Psychology
Language: en
Pages: 340
Authors: Itai Ivtzan, Tim Lomas
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-17 - Publisher: Routledge

Mindfulness in Positive Psychology brings together the latest thinking in these two important disciplines. Positive psychology, the science of wellbeing and strengths, is the fastest growing branch of psychology, offering an optimal home for the research and application of mindfulness. As we contemplate mindfulness in the context of positive psychology,
Positive Psychology In A Nutshell: The Science Of Happiness
Language: en
Pages: 202
Authors: Boniwell, Ilona
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-01 - Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

"The best general introduction to positive psychology available." Dr Alex Linley, University of Leicester, UK "Dr Ilona Boniwell is recognized as Europe’s leading researcher, innovator and thinker in the expanding world of positive psychology. Positive Psychology in a Nutshell offers something for everyone with an interest in discovering how to