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Positive Psychology The Scientific and Practical Explorations of Human Strengths

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ISBN-10: 1506357350

ISBN-13: 9781506357355

Edition: 4th 2019

Authors: Shane J. Lopez, Jennifer Teramoto Pedrotti, Charles Richard Snyder

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Lopez and Teramoto Pedrotti offer comprehensive coverage of the science and application of positive psychology and present new frameworks for understanding positive emotions and human strengths. The authors bring positive psychology 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. Further, the book covers Western and Eastern approaches to understanding human strengths, 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,…    
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Book details

Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/14/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 672
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.640

Shane J. Lopez is associate professor of counseling psychology at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, where he teaches courses in positive psychology, psychological assessment, and educational leadership. He also is a Gallup senior scientist, a role through which he consults primarily with The Gallup Education Division and Gallup University. He serves on the editorial board of The Journal of Positive Psychology and on the advisory board for Ready, Set, Learn, The Discovery Channels pre-school educational television programming. nbsp; Through his current research programs, Lopez is examining the effectiveness of hope training programs in the schools (under the auspices of the Making Hope…    

C. R. Snyder, Ph.D. (deceased) was the Wright Distinguished Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Kansas, Lawrence. Internationally known for his work at the interface of clinical, social, personality, and health psychology, his theories have pertained to how people react to personal feedback, the human need for uniqueness, the ubiquitous drive to excuse transgressions and, most recently, the hope motive. He received 31 research awards and 27 teaching awards at the university, state, and national levels. In 2005, he received an honorary doctorate from Indiana Wesleyan University.nbsp;nbsp; Snyder has appeared many times on national American television shows, and he has been…