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Positivity – Theoretical Background – References


Alessandri G., Borgogni L., Schaufeli W. B., Caprara G. V., Consiglio C. (2015). From positive orientation to job performance: The role of work engagement and self-efficacy beliefs. Journal of Happiness Studies, 16, 767–788.

Aronson, J., Fried, C.B. & Good, C. (2002) Reducing the Effects of Stereotype Threat on African American College Students by Shaping Theories of Intelligence. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 38, 113-125.

Blackwell, L.S., Trzesniewski, K.H. & Dweck, C.S. (2007) Implicit Theories of Intelligence Predict Achievement across an Adolescent Transition: a longitudinal study and an intervention. Child Development, 78(1), 246-263

Boniwell, I. (2012). Positive Psychology in a Nutshell: The Science of Happiness (3rd edition). London: Mc Graw Hill.

Bolte, A., Goschke, T. & Kuhl, J. (2003). Emotion and intuition: effects of positive and negative mood on implicit judgments of semantic coherence. Psychological Science, 14, 416–421.

Biswas Diener, R. & Dean, B. (2007). Positive Psychology Coaching. Putting the Science of Happiness to Work for Your Clients. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Compton S.N., March, J.S., Brent, D., Albano A.M., Weersing R, & Curry J. (2004). Cognitive- behavioral psychotherapy for anxiety and depressive disorders in children and adolescents: an evidence-based medicine review. Journal of Child Adolescent Psychiatry, 43(8), 930-59.

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Dweck, C.S. (2006). Mindset: the new psychology of success. New York: Ballantine Books.

Fredrickson, B. L. (2013). Updated Thinking on Positivity Ratios. American Psychologist, 68, 9, 814-822.

Fredrickson, B. L (2009). Positivity: Groundbreaking Research Reveals How to Embrace the Hidden Strength of Positive Emotions, Overcome Negativity, and Thrive. New York, Crown Publishers.

Fredrickson, B. L., Cohn, M. A., Coffey, K. A., Pek, J., & Finkel, S. M. (2008). Open hearts build lives: Positive emotions, induced through loving-kindness meditation, build consequential personal resources. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 95, 1045 – 1062.

Fredrickson, B. L. (2004). Gratitude, Like Other Positive Emotions, Broadens and Builds. In R.A. Emmons, M. E. McCullough (Eds.), the Psychology of Gratitude (pp. 145-166). New York: Oxford University Press.

Fredrickson, B. L. (2003). The value of positive emotions: The emerging science of positive psychology is coming to understand why it’s good to feel good. American Scientist, 91(4), 330-335.

Fredrickson, B. L. (2001). The role of positive emotions in positive psychology. The broaden-and-build theory of positive emotions. American Psychologist, 56(3), 218-226.

Fredrickson, B. L. (1998). What good are positive emotions? Review of General Psychology, 2(3), 300-319.

Froh JJ, Bono G, & Emmon R. (2010). Being grateful is beyond good manners: Gratitude and motivation to contribute to society among early adolescents. Motivation and Emotion. 34,144–157. doi: 10.1007/s11031-010-9163-z.

Frijda, N. H. (1988). The laws of emotion. American Psychologist, 43(5), 349-358.

Gable, S. L., & Haidt, J. (2005). What (and Why) Is Positive Psychology? Review of General Psychology, 9, 103-110.

Garland E. L., Fredrickson B. L., Kring A. M., Johnson D. P., Meyer P. S. & Penn D. L. (2010). Upward spirals of positive emotions counter downward spirals of negativity: insights from the broaden and-build theory and affective neuroscience on the treatment of emotion dysfunctions and deficits in psychopathology. Clinical Psychology Review, 30, 849–864.

Lyubomirsky, S., Sheldon, K. M., & Schkade, D. (2005). Pursuing happiness: The architecture of sustainable change. Review of General Psychology, 9(2), 111-131.

Linnenbrink, E. A., & Pintrich, P. R. (2004). Role of affect in cognitive processing in academic contexts. In Motivation, Emotion, and Cognition: Integrative Perspectives on Intellectual Functioning and Development (pp. 57-87). Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Massimini F., Delle Fave A &  Carli, M. (1988) . In Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi & Isabella Selega Csikszentmihalyi (eds.), Optimal Experience: Psychological Studies of Flow in Consciousness. Cambridge University Press. pp. 288-306 (1988).

Orkibi, H. & Brandt, Y. I. (2015). How Positivity Links with Job Satisfaction: Preliminary Findings on the Mediating Role of Work-Life Balance. Europe’s Journal of Psychology, 11(3), 406–418.

Phillips, A. T., Wellman, H. M., & Spelke, E. S. (2002). Infants’ ability to connect gaze and emotional expression to intentional action. Cognition, 85(1), 53–78.

Pyone, J. S., & Isen, A. M. (2011). Positive Affect, Intertemporal Choice, and Levels of Thinking: Increasing Consumers’ Willingness to Wait. Journal of Marketing Research, 48, 532-543.

Seligman, M. E. P. (2011). Flourish: a new understanding of happiness and well-being – and how to achieve them. London: Nicholas Brealey Publishing.

Seligman, S. (2018). PERMA and the building blocks of well-being. Journal of Positive Psychology, 13, 4, 333 – 335.

Seligman, M. E. P. & Csikszentmihalyi, M. (2000). Positive psychology – an introduction. American Psychologist, 55, 5-14.

Seligman, M. E. P. (2002). Authentic Happiness: Using the New Positive Psychology to Realize your Potential for Lasting Fulfillment. New York: Free Press

Snyder, C. R., & Lopez, S. L. (2007). Positive Psychology. The Scientific and Practical Explorations of Human Strengths. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publication.

Tugade, M. M., & Fredrickson, B. L. (2004). Resilient Individuals Use Positive Emotions to Bounce Back from Negative Emotional Experiences. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 86(2), 320-333.

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Isen, A. M., Daubman, K. A., & Nowicki, G. P. (1987). Positive Affect Facilitates Creative Problem Solving. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 52, 1122-1131.

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