Psychology and Personal Growth

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Juli 2008



This established collection of readings uses articles and photo-essays to apply psychology to personal growth and development. The text guides students in learning about themselves and interacting with society. Its six major themes-identity, human communication, growth dynamics, feelings and emotions, human relationships, and leading a quality life-provide a thought-provoking look at how psychology influences personal development.


1. IDENTITY Introduction and Overview The Search for Identity: A Modern Problem, Carl Rogers The Basic Relationship, Abe Arkoff Rubricizing, Nelson Goud Mindfulness, Jon Kabat-Zinn Suddenly I'm the Adult?, Richard Cohen Challenges of the Emerging Adult, Nelson Goud The Rivers We Call Ourselves, Sarah Silbert The Work World and the Emerging Adult, Nelson Goud Occupational Exploration, Christopher A. Schaefer Woodworker, Craig Mosher Ending the Battle Between the Sexes, Aaron R. Kipnis and Elizabeth Herron On Being a Man, Sam Keen From Both Sides, Lillian Rubin If I Were A Car, I'd Be A Lemon, Denise Karuth Think "People First", Ohio Public Images/Public Images Network APPLIED ACTIVITIES Childhood Survey Are You An Adult? Roles and Authenticity A New Identity Symbolic Identity Gender Roles: Positive and Negative Personal Goals -- Identity 2. HUMAN COMMUNICATION Introduction and Overview Interpersonal Communication, Warner Burke To Hear and To Be Heard, Carl Rogers Johnny Bear and the Empath, Nelson Goud John Steinbeck on Listening A Teacher Hears Self-Disclosure, Nelson Goud You Just Don't Understand, Deborah Tannen Assertive, Nonassertive, and Aggressive Behavior, Arthur J. Lange and Patricia Jakubowski Personal Journaling, Lou Beeker-Schultz Awakening Intuition, Frances Vaughan Sensational Living, Nelson Goud Nature and Uses of Dreaming, Ernest Hartmann, M.D. Sound Observations, Nelson Goud APPLIED ACTIVITIES Lifestories Sender-Receiver Exchange Point of View The World of ... Effective Communicator Checklist He Said, She Said A Communication Medley Intuition History Problem Solving: Rational and Intuitive Strategies Intuitive Problem-Solving Through Guided Imagery Journal Beginnings Sense Sampler Trust Feast Personal Goals -- Human Communication 3. GROWTH DYNAMICS Introduction and Overview Self-Actualizing and Beyond, Abraham Maslow Uniqueness, Nelson Goud Getting Unstuck: Joyfully Recreating Your Life, Harold H. Bloomfield and Robert B. Kory Emerging Adults: Passion, Modifying Dreams, Education, Nelson Goud The Unpredictable, Nelson Goud Lesson of the Cliff, Morton Hunt Small Terrors, Secret Heroics, Amy Gross Herbie, Tom Keating Too Perfect, Allan E. Mallinger, M.D., and Jeannette DeWyze Advise to William Someboy, Poe Ballentine Left Behind, Jenny Montgomery Courage, Rollo May Vital Moments, Nelson Goud The Pace of Growth, John Knowles, an undergrad, and Nikos Kazantzakis Just a Regular Kid, Fifth Grade Teacher No One's Perfect, Daphne Haygood-Benyard APPLIED ACTIVITIES Evolution of a Person Stretching Limits Trait Exaggeration Strengths Recognition First Times Depression Checklist Personal Goals -- Growth Dynamics 4. HUMAN RELATIONSHIPS Introduction and Overview Shoulders, Nelson Goud Intimate Relationship Choices, Abe Arkoff Making Marriage Work, John Gottman and Nan Silver Are Money Fights Ruining Your Marriage?, Dianne Hales Some Thoughts on Intimacy, Nelson Gould Internet Romance, Maghan Daum Kinds of Friends, Judith Viorst Lamenting the Fading of Friendships, Mark Murrmann More Thoughts on Friends, Nelson Goud Parents, Martin Shepard Eye for Sale, Bob Greene The Emerging Adult: Friends, Living Alone, and Living with Parents, Nelson Goud Siblings, Nelson Goud Mentoring, Nelson Goud Resolving Interpersonal Conflicts, David W. Johnson Making an Apology, Nelson Goud The Missing Halloween, Nelson Goud Think Nanny, Stephen D. Regan APPLIED ACTIVITIES Significant Other Perception Inventory Love Maps Sexuality Quiz Heroes/Heroines and Role Models Personal Goals -- Human Relationships The Follow-Up questions and Applied Activies aid in expanding the ideas in these readings and offer ways to apply them. Reference Maslow, A. (1968). Toward a psychology of being. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. 5. EMOTIONS AND FEELINGS Introduction and Overview What's Your Emotional IQ?, Daniel Goleman Grumbles, Nelson Goud Worry, Wayne Dyer The Positive Face of Anxiety, Daniel A. Sugerman and Lucy Freeman The Causes of Loneliness, William A. Sadler, Jr. Little Joys, Abe Arkoff Anger, Wayne Dyer A Matter of Principle, Nelson Goud Optimism and Pessimism, Abe Arkoff Sarcasm and Apathy, Graduate Student Jealousy and Envy, Jon Queijo My Tyrant, Tom Peyton On the Death of A Father, Sanford Colley Loss and Mourning, Judity Viorst APPLIED ACTIVITES Well-Being Gauge Emotional Charades Emotions and Perception Listening to Emotions How Do You Feel? Nonverbal Observations Anger Management The Neighbor Personal Goals -- Emotions and Feelings 6. A QUALITY LIFE Introduction and Overview Having the Time of Your Life, Nelson Goud Time Quotes Where the Light Is, Leo Buscaglia The Happiness Machine, Ray Bradbury The Last Leaf, O. Henry Active Solitude, Carin Rubenstein and Phillip Shaver Teachers in the Forest, Nelson Goud Personality and Money Orientations, Robert Sullivan Selected $ Thoughts, Nelson Goud Personal Death Awareness (PDA), J. William Worden and William Proctor Silicon Snake Oil, Clifford Stoll Controlling Your Technologies, Nelson Goud Ten Symptoms of Computer Addiction, James Fearing To See Anew, Nelson Goud Who Will Play Your Music?, Michael Jones APPLIED ACTIVITES The Someday List Talking to Wise Persons Evolution of A Person #2 Personal Goals -- A Quality Life
EAN: 9780205626755
ISBN: 0205626750
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2008
Seitenanzahl: 365 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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