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Positive Causal Networks and Positive Psychology

Michael A Bishop

in The Good Life: Unifying the Philosophy and Psychology of Well-Being

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199923113
eISBN:
9780190212193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199923113.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter argues that Positive Psychology is the study of the structure and dynamics of positive causal networks (PCNs). There are six lines of evidence for this hypothesis. First, many ... More


The Model for Positive Education

Jacolyn M. Norrish

in Positive Education: The Geelong Grammar School Journey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702580
eISBN:
9780191772283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702580.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

The Geelong Grammar School Model for Positive Education is presented as a framework for cultivating whole-school flourishing. The six domains of the model—positive relationships, positive emotions, ... More


The Fifth Brave Step: Positive Education

Jacolyn M. Norrish

in Positive Education: The Geelong Grammar School Journey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702580
eISBN:
9780191772283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702580.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter describes how Positive Education came to be embraced as a whole-school commitment at Geelong Grammar School. It discusses how the school’s plans to build new medical and sporting ... More


Flourishing and Positive Education

Jacolyn M. Norrish

in Positive Education: The Geelong Grammar School Journey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702580
eISBN:
9780191772283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702580.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

The Model of Positive Education is a flexible, science-informed framework for supporting the flourishing of students, staff, and school communities. This chapter explores the primary objective of ... More


Research and Evaluation

Jacolyn M. Norrish

in Positive Education: The Geelong Grammar School Journey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702580
eISBN:
9780191772283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702580.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter provides an overview of the evaluation of Positive Education at Geelong Grammar School. It explores early strategies to assess the impact of Positive Education, and discusses the growing ... More


Looking to the Future

Jacolyn M. Norrish

in Positive Education: The Geelong Grammar School Journey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702580
eISBN:
9780191772283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702580.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter explores the founding of the Institute of Positive Education, which operates under the banner of Geelong Grammar School and is dedicated to promoting the science of wellbeing in ... More


Positive Education: The Geelong Grammar School Journey

Jacolyn M. Norrish

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702580
eISBN:
9780191772283
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702580.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This book is the story of one school’s development of a more holistic approach to education, with student wellbeing at its heart. Established in 1855, Geelong Grammar School has built an ... More


Positive Purpose

Jacolyn M. Norrish

in Positive Education: The Geelong Grammar School Journey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702580
eISBN:
9780191772283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702580.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter explores pathways through which members of the school community of all ages are supported to experience a deep sense of meaning and purpose in their lives. The chapter outlines the ... More


The Good Life: Unifying the Philosophy and Psychology of Well-Being

Michael Bishop

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199923113
eISBN:
9780190212193
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199923113.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Philosophers defend theories of what well-being is but ignore what psychologists have learned about it. And psychologists learn about well-being but lack a theory of what it is. In The Good Life: ... More


Introduction

Michael A Bishop

in The Good Life: Unifying the Philosophy and Psychology of Well-Being

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199923113
eISBN:
9780190212193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199923113.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Philosophers who study well-being appear stuck in a never-ending stalemate. And psychologists who study well-being appear incapable of providing a clear account of their discipline, Positive ... More


Positive Accomplishment

Jacolyn M. Norrish

in Positive Education: The Geelong Grammar School Journey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702580
eISBN:
9780191772283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702580.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Positive accomplishment is defined within the Geelong Grammar School Model for Positive Education as developing individual potential by striving for and achieving meaningful outcomes. The positive ... More


Positive Emotions

Jacolyn M. Norrish

in Positive Education: The Geelong Grammar School Journey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702580
eISBN:
9780191772283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702580.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Commencing with a state-of-the-science overview by Professor Barbara Fredrickson, this chapter explores the broaden-and-build theory and the role that positive emotions play in triggering upward ... More


Positive Engagement

Jacolyn M. Norrish

in Positive Education: The Geelong Grammar School Journey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702580
eISBN:
9780191772283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702580.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Within Geelong Grammar School, Positive Engagement is understood as the practice of promoting complete immersion in activities through understanding the nature of engagement, the pathways to it, and ... More


Character Strengths

Jacolyn M. Norrish

in Positive Education: The Geelong Grammar School Journey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702580
eISBN:
9780191772283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702580.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

The Values in Action (VIA) Classification of Strengths is a set of human traits that have been valued and respected across times and cultures. This chapter explores how the VIA has been infused ... More


Positive Relationships

Jacolyn M. Norrish

in Positive Education: The Geelong Grammar School Journey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702580
eISBN:
9780191772283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702580.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Introduced by international expert Professor Roy Baumeister, this chapter discusses the fundamental role that strong relationships play in thriving school communities. It includes practical ... More


Positive Health and Resilience

Jacolyn M. Norrish

in Positive Education: The Geelong Grammar School Journey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702580
eISBN:
9780191772283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702580.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

Resilience enables people to bounce back from challenge and adversity in ways that promote wellbeing, social connectedness, and flourishing. In her introduction to this chapter, expert Dr Karen ... More


Positive Health and Mindfulness

Jacolyn M. Norrish

in Positive Education: The Geelong Grammar School Journey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702580
eISBN:
9780191772283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702580.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

There is growing awareness that mindfulness plays an instrumental role in regulating stress, building wellbeing, and cultivating student engagement and interest within the classroom. This chapter ... More


Translating Happiness: A Cross-Cultural Lexicon of Well-Being

Tim Lomas

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037488
eISBN:
9780262344630
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037488.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book presents an innovative new approach to the study of wellbeing, intersecting psychology, linguistics, and cross-cultural scholarship. It begins by introducing a cartographic theory of ... More


Conclusion

Michael A Bishop

in The Good Life: Unifying the Philosophy and Psychology of Well-Being

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199923113
eISBN:
9780190212193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199923113.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter summarizes the three main ideas put forward in this book: the inclusive approach to the study of well-being, the hypothesis that Positive Psychology is the study of the structure and ... More


Happiness Policies

Bruno S. Frey

in Happiness: A Revolution in Economics

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262062770
eISBN:
9780262273213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262062770.003.0013
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter considers the advice offered in the literature based on happiness research in economic policy, from changing preferences to increasing leisure time and raising inflation to reduce ... More


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