Topically organized, Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness and Flourishing, 3rd edition, (PDF/ePub) presents an up-to-date, highly engaging introduction to positive psychology. Authors William Compton and Edward Hoffman invite college students to apply practices to their own lives, contexts, and experiences to ensure understanding. The textbook examines how positive psychology applies to stressors and health within such traditional research areas as developmental, personality, clinical, social, motivational, and behavioral psychology. Furthermore, the textbook offers perspectives on positive emotional states, research and theory on positive traits, coverage of positive institutions, and a look at the future of positive psychology. The 3rd Edition reflects significant growth in field with hundreds of new references and expanded content on topics including mindfulness, money and subjective well-being, and romantic love.
1. An Introduction to Positive Psychology. 2. Foundations: Emotion, Motivation, and the Nature of Well-Being. 3. Subjective Well-Being. 4. Leisure, Flow, Mindfulness, and Peak Performance. 5. Love and Well-Being. 6. Positive Health. 7. Excellence, Aesthetics, Creativity, and Genius. 8. Well-Being Across the Lifespan. 9. Optimal Well-Being. 10. Religion, Spirituality, and Well-Being. 11. Positive Institutions and Cultural Well-Being. 12. A Look Toward the Future of Positive Psychology.
NOTE: This sale only includes the ebook Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness and Flourishing 3e in ePub (and a converted PDF). No online or access codes included. In the PDF, the page numbers and formatting will NOT match the printed book.