Written by two leaders of the positive psychology initiative, this book brings positive social science to life through a comprehensive review of literature and well-crafted exercises that encourage readers to put positive psychology principles to the test. Positive Psychology: Scientific and Practical Applications of Human Strengths covers western and eastern approaches to understanding human strengths, along with the cultural and developmental influences on positive functioning. Major approaches for measuring and enhancing human strengths and capitalizing on positive experiences are described.
Instructors' Resources on CD-ROM!
Instructors' Resources on CD-ROM available to qualified adopters of this text. These include a test bank with 40-50 questions per chapter; a two-page study guide chapter outline; two critical thinking questions; and suggestions on how to best use the mini-experiments from the book in the classroom with students.
Intended Audience: This text is ideal for courses in Positive Psychology, Personal Growth, Humanistic Psychology, and Adjustment in psychology departments.