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Positive neuropsychology : evidence-based perspectives on promoting cognitive health

Author: John J Randolph
Publisher: New York : Springer, ©2013.
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Positive psychology--the study and promotion of character strengths, positive emotion, and optimism--has gained considerable momentum and support in recent years. Yet despite its application to various specialty areas within the broader field of psychology, neuropsychology has been slow to adopt and adapt its ideas. The contributors to Positive Neuropsychology assert that neuropsychology as a discipline should  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John J Randolph
ISBN: 9781461466048 1461466040 9781461466055 1461466059
OCLC Number: 849912633
Description: xiv, 178 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Contents: What is Positive Neuropsychology? / John J. Randolph --
Coping in Neurological Disorders / Amanda R. Rabinowitz, Peter A. Arnett --
Modifiable Lifestyle Factors and Cognition Through Midlife / Jennifer S. Randolph, John J. Randolph --
Promotion of Cognitive Health Through Prevention: The Case of Sports Concussion / Ruben J. Echemendia --
Promoting the Executive Functions: Core Foundations, Assessment Considerations, and Practical Applications / John J. Randolph, Naomi S. Chaytor --
Promoting Psychosocial and Cognitive Wellness in the Workplace: The Emerging Neuroscience of Leadership Development / John J. Randolph --
Lifestyle Factors and Successful Cognitive Aging in Older Adults / Maureen K. O'Connor, Malissa L. Kraft --
Technologies for Health Assessment, Promotion, and Assistance: Focus on Gerontechnology / Maureen Schmitter-Edgecombe, Adriana Seelye --
Positive Neuropsychology: Synthesis and Future Directions / John J. Randolph.
Responsibility: John J. Randolph, editor ; foreword by Ronald M. Ruff.

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This book offers a blueprint for the burgeoning subfield of positive neuropsychology,proposing an alternative, evidence-based perspective on neuropsychology that incorporates positive psychology  Read more...

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