Positive psychology, the pursuit of understanding optimal human functioning, is reshaping the scholarly and public views of how we see the science of psychology. The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology provides a comprehensive and accessible summary of this growing area of scholarship and practice.*288 specially commissioned entries written by 150 leading international researchers, educators, and practitioners in positive psychology* covers topics of interest across all social sciences as well as business and industry* the most current, extensive, and accessible treatment of the subject available* topical primer clarifies basic constructs and processes associated with positive psychology* will be useful to students, teachers, practitioners, businesspeople, and policy makers
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Author Biography - Shane J. Lopez
Shane J. Lopez is the Research Director of the Clifton Strengths Institute, as well as a Gallup senior scientist. He is co-editor with C. Rick Snyder on the Handbook of Positive Psychology (2002) and Positive Psychological Assessment: A Handbook of Models and Measures (2003 and also co-author with C.Rick Snyder on the textbook Positive Psychology: The Scientific and Practical Explorations of Human Strengths (2002).