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Do You Believe in Me?: Promoting Hope through Quality Education and Opportunities to Learn

Valerie Maholmes

in Fostering Resilience and Well-Being in Children and Families in Poverty: Why Hope Still Matters

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199959525
eISBN:
9780199372034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199959525.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The schooling process cultivates the cognitive skills necessary for learning and the psychosocial skills—such as persistence, focus, and perseverance—that yield benefits for youth long after their ... More


Personality in Politics

Gian Vittorio Caprara and Michele Vecchione

in Personalizing Politics and Realizing Democracy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199982868
eISBN:
9780190644291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199982868.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter conveys the notion of personality as a self-regulatory system that operates in the service of adaptation. It reviews recent findings from neuroscience and psychological research ... More


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