Stock Image

The Psychology of Courage: Modern Research on an Ancient Virtue

Cynthia L S Pury and Dr Shane J Lopez PH.D.

2 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 1433808072 / ISBN 13: 9781433808074
Published by American Psychological Association (APA), 2010
Condition: Good Hardcover
From Books Express (Portsmouth, NH, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since August 14, 2015 Seller Rating 5-star rating

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 80.50 Convert Currency
Shipping: Free Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Bookseller Inventory # 1433808072q

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: The Psychology of Courage: Modern Research ...

Publisher: American Psychological Association (APA)

Publication Date: 2010

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Edition: 1.

About this title

Synopsis:

From the mundane to the most heroic feats, this book synthesizes recent advances in our understanding of the psychology of courageous actions and related prosocial behaviors. Twelve chapters examine the meaning of courage, basic research on the psychological mechanisms of courage, and practical applications of courage research to organizational leadership, military psychology, and society at large.

About the Author:

Cynthia L. S. Pury, PhD, is an associate professor of psychology at Clemson University. Trained as a clinician specializing in anxiety disorders, she comes to courage research with a background in cognitive theories of emotion, particularly fear and anxiety. Her current research focuses on developing a psychological model of courage, with the ultimate aim of developing courage-promotion strategies for use in clinical, counseling, medical, and organizational settings. She teaches positive psychology, personality, abnormal psychology, and research methods.
 
Shane J. Lopez, PhD, senior scientist in residence, is an architect of the Gallup Student Poll. A measure of hope, engagement, and well-being, the Student Poll taps into the hearts and minds of American students to determine what drives achievement.
 
Dr. Lopez is also the director of the annual Gallup Well-Being Forum, which convenes scholars, leaders, and decision makers to discuss health care and global well-being. He also serves as the research director for the Clifton Strengths School.
 
Dr. Lopez has published more than 100 articles and chapters and seven books, including Positive Psychology: Exploring the Best in People and The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology. With C. R. Snyder, he published Positive Psychology: The Scientific and Practical Explorations of Human Strengths, which won the Sage Press Book of the Year Award; Positive Psychological Assessment: A Handbook of Models and Measures; and The Handbook of Positive Psychology.
 
He is a licensed psychologist, a fellow of the American Psychological Association® and an educational advisor for Discovery Television.
 

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Buy with confidence. Excellent customer service. 30 day return policy.

Books Express LLC
318 US Route 1, STE 2
Kittery ME 03904


Shipping Terms:

Standard and expedited shipping options include shipping and handling costs. Default shipping is by USPS Media Mail and frequently USPS Priority Mail or UPS Ground is used. Books should arrive within 10-14 business days for expedited shipping, and 20-30 business days for standard shipping. Standard shipping can on occasion take up to 30 days for delivery.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order PayPal Invoice Bank Draft Bank/Wire Transfer Direct Debit (Personally Authorized Payment)