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Well-being : the foundations of hedonic psychology

Author: Daniel Kahneman; Ed Diener; Norbert Schwarz
Publisher: New York : Russell Sage Foundation, ©1999.
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"The nature of well-being is one of the most enduring and elusive subjects of human inquiry. Well-Being draws upon the latest scientific research to transform our understanding of this ancient question. With contributions from leading authorities in psychology, social psychology, and neuro-science, this volume presents the definitive account of current scientific efforts to understand human pleasure and pain,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Kahneman; Ed Diener; Norbert Schwarz
ISBN: 0871544245 9780871544247
OCLC Number: 40398038
Description: xii, 593 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Objective happiness / Daniel Kahneman --
Ecological momentary assessment / Arthur A. Stone, Saul S. Shiffman, Marten W. DeVries --
Measurement issues in emotion research / Randy J. Larsen and Barbara L. Fredrickson --
Reports of subjective well-being: judgmental processes and their methodological implications / Norbert Schwarz and Fritz Strack --
Wouldn't it be nice? Predicting future feelings / George Loewenstein and David Schkade --
Preadaptation and the puzzles and properties of pleasure / Paul Rozin --
On the pleasures of the mind / Michael Kubovy --
Questions concerning pain / Eric Eich ... [et al.] --
The mood system / William N. Morris --
Emotions and hedonic experience / Nico H. Frijda --
Personality and subjective well-being / Ed Diener and Richard E. Lucas Life task participation and well-being: the importance of taking part in daily life / Nancy Cantor and Catherine A. Sanderson --
Self-regulation and quality of life: emotional and non-emotional life experiences / E. Tory Higgins, Heidi Grant, and James Shah --
Disturbances in emotion / Howard Berenbaum ... [et al.] --
Personal control and well-being / Christopher Peterson --
Hedonic adaptation / Shane Frederick and George Loewenstein --
Gender differences in well-being / Susan Nolen-Hoeksema and Cheryl L. Rusting --
Causes and correlates of happiness / Michael Argyle --
Close relationships and quality of life / David G. Myers Well-being and the workplace / Peter Warr --
The measurement of welfare and well-being: the Leyden approach / Bernard M.S. van Praag and Paul Frijters --
National differences in subjective well-being / Ed Diener and Eunkook Mark Suh --
The physiology and pathophysiology of unhappiness / Robert M. Sapolsky --
The psychophysiology of utility appraisals / Tiffany A. Ito and John T. Cacioppo --
Can neurobiology tell us anything about human feelings? / Joseph LeDoux and Jorge Armony --
On the neural computation of utility: implications from studies of brain stimulation reward / Peter Shizgal --
Pleasure, pain, desire, and dread: hidden core processes of emotion / Kent C. Berridge --
Neural systems for reinforcement and inhibition of behavior: relevance to eating, addiction, and depression / Bartley G. Hoebel ... [et al.].
Responsibility: Daniel Kahneman, Ed Diener, and Norbert Schwarz, editors.

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"The nature of well-being is one of the most enduring and elusive subjects of human inquiry. Well-Being draws upon the latest scientific research to transform our understanding of this ancient question. With contributions from leading authorities in psychology, social psychology, and neuro-science, this volume presents the definitive account of current scientific efforts to understand human pleasure and pain, contentment and despair."--BOOK JACKET.

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