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A psychology of human strengths : fundamental questions and future directions for a positive psychology

Author: Lisa G Aspinwall; Ursula M Staudinger
Publisher: Washington, DC : APA Books, 2003.
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This volume sets out a research agenda for the scientific study of human strengths. Scholars in a variety of psychology fields have each directed their attention to positive psychology and focused  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa G Aspinwall; Ursula M Staudinger
ISBN: 1557989311 9781557989314
OCLC Number: 52266121
Description: xvi, 369 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: A Psychology of Human Strengths: Some Central Issues of an Emerging Field, Lisa G. Aspinwall and Ursula M. Staudinger; Human Strength as the Orchestration of Wisdom and Selective Optimization with Compensation (SOC), Paul B. Baltes and Alexandra M. Freund; The Human's Greatest Strength - Other Humans, Ellen Berscheid; Constructive Cognition, Personal Goals, and the Social Embedding of Personality, Nancy Cantor; A Conception of Personality for a Psychology of Human Strengths - Personality as an Agentic, Self-Regulating System, Gian Vittorio Caprara and Daniel Cervone; Human Aging - Why Is Even Good News Taken as Bad?, Laura L. Carstensen and Susan T. Charles; Three Human Strengths, Charles S. Carver and Michael F. Scheier; The Malleability of Sex Differences in Response to Changing Social Roles, Alice H. Eagly and Amanda B. Diekman; Toward a Positive Psychology - Social Developmental and Cultural Contributions, Nancy Eisenberg and Vivian Ota Wang; Light and Dark in the Psychology of Human Strengths - The Example of Psychogerontology, Roc o Fern ndez-Ballesteros; Intervention as a Major Tool of a Psychology of Human Strength - Examples from Organizational Change and Innovation, Dieter Frey, Eva Jonas, and Tobias Greitemeyer; Judgmental Heuristics: Human Strengths or Human Weaknesses?, Dale Griffin and Daniel Kahneman; Positive Affect as a Source of Human Strength, Alice Isen; The Parametric Unimodel of Human Judgment - A Fanfare to the Common Thinker, Arie W. Kruglanski, Hans-Peter Erb, Scott Spiegel, and Antonio Pierro; Turning Adversity to Advantage - On the Virtues of the Coactivation of Positive and Negative Emotions, Jeff T. Larsen, Scott H. Hemenover, Catherine J. Norris, and John T. Cacioppo; A Holistic Person Approach for Research on Positive Development, David Magnusson and Joseph L. Mahoney; Harnessing Willpower and Socio-emotional Intelligence to Enhance Human Agency and Potential, Walter Mischel and Rodolpho Mendoza-Denton; The Motivational Sources of Creativity as Viewed from the Paradigm of Positive Psychology, Jeanne Nakamura and Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi; Ironies of the Human Condition: Well-being and Health on the Way to Mortality, Carol D. Ryff and Burton Singer; Political Symbols and Collective Moral Action, David O. Sears; Positive Clinical Psychology, Martin E. P. Seligman and Christopher Peterson; Driven to Despair: Why We Need to Redefine the Concept and Measurement of Intelligence, Robert J. Sternberg; The Ecology of Human Strengths, Daniel Stokols.
Responsibility: edited by Lisa G. Aspinwall and Ursula M. Staudinger.

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