Monthly Archives: May 2018

Volunteer as a Community Lead for the Work and Organizations Division

May 24, 2018|

This year, IPPA will introduce a new online platform for its members to connect with each other and engage with the larger global positive psychology community. The Work and Organizations Division is currently recruiting two volunteer Community Leads to join the leadership team to help establish, maintain, and grow community engagement on this platform.
The Community Leads’ responsibilities will include:

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4th Spanish National Congress on Positive Psychology

May 22, 2018|

The Spanish Positive Psychology Society (SEPP) will hold their 4th Spanish National Congress on Positive Psychology from October 17-20, 2018 in Madrid, Spain.

The conference will feature five keynote addresses: Michael Steger (meaning in life), Judith Moskowitz (positive interventions in health), Michael West (leadership), Alejandro Adler (positive education) and José M. Peiró (positive organizational psychology). Most lectures and workshops will […]

Call for Applicants: 2018 Election, Work and Organizations Division

May 18, 2018|

IPPA’s Work and Organizations Division is welcoming applications for its 2018 election cycle.  Two elected positions are available: President-elect and Secretary. Each office holds a 2-year term, beginning in August 2018.
Job descriptions and desired applicant qualifications are listed here.
Candidates should have an active IPPA membership at the time of application. To apply for the elected positions, IPPA members must first ensure that […]

Emirates Center for Happiness Research Offers New Courses

May 16, 2018|

Since its opening in 2017, the United Arab Emirates University’s (UAEU) Emirates Center for Happiness Research (ECHR) has aimed to serve both the broader community as well as the university population through the provision of evidence-based professional services, with research and training that promotes and enhances happiness and positivity.

On International Happiness Day, the UAEU announced the delivery of the […]

SOURCES FOR RESEARCH FUNDING

May 16, 2018|

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SOURCES FOR RESEARCH FUNDING

 CURRENT U.S. FEDERAL FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENTS 

 Participating Organization(s):  National Institutes of Health (NIH) 

 Components of Participating Organizations: National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)

 Posted Date: October 13, 2017

 (R21 Clinical Trial Optional): https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-18-322.html

This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) encourages exploratory /developmental research grant applications (R21) to investigate the fundamental science of mind and body approaches, including mind/brain-focused […]

Personal Growth Initiative and Search for Meaning in Life: Moderate Illness Perception and Chronic Illness Coping

May 16, 2018|

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Personal Growth Initiative and Search for Meaning in Life: Moderate Illness Perception and Chronic Illness Coping.
Marlena M. Kossakowska, Ph.D. Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Sopot, Poland

Corresponding author: Dr. Marlena […]

COMING EVENTS OF INTEREST TO H&W

May 16, 2018|

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New Positive Psychology Programs
Dr. Andrew McClelland: Central Queensland University

Graduate Certificate in Positive Psychology (CH84)
Graduate Diploma of Positive Psychology (CL19)

Our new Graduate courses offer professional, practical training in Positive Psychology/wellbeing and resilience applications, and include training in coaching psychology, facilitating groups, and working with individuals, couples, and families. Evidenced-based research underpins the applied focus […]

Really… Sitting Can Lead to Early Death?: A Journal Article Commentary

May 16, 2018|

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Really… Sitting Can Lead to Early Death?: A Journal Article Commentary.
Timothy Voehl, Arizona State University

Corresponding author:  Timothy Voehl E-mail: tavoehl@asu.edu

This a commentary on an interesting journal article about the unwanted effects of too much sitting, […]

Individual, Relational, and Physiological Benefits of Mutual Humility in Relationships: An Article Review

May 16, 2018|

 

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Individual, Relational, and Physiological Benefits of Mutual Humility in Relationships: An Article Review.
J. Brandon Waits, Ph.D.: Louisiana Tech University 

Corresponding author: Dr. J. Brandon Waits, Louisiana Tech University, bwaits@latech.edu

Van Tongeren and colleagues (2017) recently published […]

Structural, Convergent Validity and Reliability of Positive Psychology Scales on Egyptian Athletes

May 16, 2018|

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Structural, Convergent Validity and Reliability of Positive Psychology Scales on Egyptian Athletes.
Corresponding author: Dr. Marei Salama-Younes: Psychology, Sociology and Evaluation in Sport field Dept., Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt: Email: msalamayounes@hotmail.fr
 

 

 

Valid and reliable positive psychology scales are rarely used […]