By Kate Hefferon
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Steven Southworth, Postgraduate Psychology pupil, collage of Essex, UK
detect the most recent study findings and pondering at the subject matters of happiness, movement, optimism, motivation, personality strengths, love and more!
learn the way happiness degrees might be elevated, what stops us from flourishing and the way confident psychology may be utilized to many pro disciplines.
This new textbook combines a breadth of data approximately optimistic psychology with reflective questions, serious statement and recent examine. it really is written in a witty, enticing and modern demeanour and includes:
- Personal improvement exercises that can assist you meld jointly examine and alertness
- Mock essay questions to get essay writing going
- Think approximately it bins to get you considering the suggestions and theories mentioned
- Experiments containers supplying you with so much influential optimistic psychology experiments so far
- Suggested resources guiding you the place to head subsequent
- Measurement tools featuring well known confident psychology instruments
- Time out bins on key concerns, innovations and thinkers
- Chapter summaries that will help you money their realizing
- Review questions to augment your learning
Positive Psychology is essential studying for college kids taking modules in optimistic psychology and healthiness, and also will be of curiosity to scholars of utilized, training and activities psychology, in addition to psychologists, coaches, counsellors and researchers attracted to this burgeoning field.
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