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Positive Evolutionary Psychology: Darwin's Guide to Living a Richer Life

Glenn Geher and Nicole Wedberg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190647124
eISBN:
9780190647155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190647124.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology

Positive evolutionary psychology is essentially the use of evolutionary psychological principles and research to help advance the goals associated with positive psychology. Positive psychologists ... More


What Is Positive Evolutionary Psychology?

Glenn Geher and Nicole Wedberg

in Positive Evolutionary Psychology: Darwin's Guide to Living a Richer Life

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190647124
eISBN:
9780190647155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190647124.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology

Positive evolutionary psychology is the marriage of positive psychology and evolutionary psychology. Evolutionary psychology focuses on using Darwin’s big idea to shed light on all kinds of ... More


Examples of Positive Evolutionary Psychology

Glenn Geher and Nicole Wedberg

in Positive Evolutionary Psychology: Darwin's Guide to Living a Richer Life

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190647124
eISBN:
9780190647155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190647124.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology

To introduce the approach that positive evolutionary psychology takes and to demonstrate how multifaceted it is, this chapter introduces several clear examples. Each example addresses some aspect of ... More


Imaging genetics of positive psychology

Hans Melo and Adam Anderson

in Genetics of Psychological Well-Being: The role of heritability and genetics in positive psychology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199686674
eISBN:
9780191766787
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686674.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Recent advances in functional neuroimaging and molecular genetics have given rise to a synthetic approach referred to as Imaging Genetics, with great potential to develop a more fine-grained ... More


Genetics of Psychological Well-Being: The role of heritability and genetics in positive psychology

Michael Pluess (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199686674
eISBN:
9780191766787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686674.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

The science of psychological well-being has gained a lot of interest in the last decade. While it has been shown that psychological well-being is partly heritable, research focused on the ... More


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