Positive Neuroscience


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Oxford University Press, USA
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6.1 X 0.7 X 9.3 inches | 1.15 pounds
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About the Author

Joshua D. Greene, PhD, is Professor of Psychology, a member of the Center for Brain Science faculty, and the director of the Moral Cognition Lab at Harvard University. India Morrison, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine at Link๏ฟฝping University, Sweden, and co-founder of the Group for Research in Affective Somatosensation and Pain (GRASP). Martin E.P. Seligman, PhD, is Director of the Penn Positive Psychology Center and Zellerbach Family Professor of Psychology in the Penn Department of Psychology, and Director of the Penn Master of Applied Positive Psychology program (MAPP).


"The field of positive neuroscience is a relatively new one, and this volume brings together work in this field. The chapters themselves are readily accessible and will be of interest to a broad range of readers. This is likely to be an important volume that will spur the growth of this most interesting and important field."
--Steven Maier, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Director of the Center for Neuroscience, University of Colorado at Boulder

"This is a foundational reference source for the field of Positive Neuroscience, edited and written by those who conducted the seminal studies in the field. This is a must-have for any researcher interested in the neural mechanisms associated with positive psychology."
--Turhan Canli, PhD, Professor of Integrative Neuroscience and Director of SCAN (Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience) Center, Stony Brook University

"This is a terrific edited work. The editors and contributors are excellent, and the volume is well organized and covers the right topics. I think that this will be a benchmark in the field."
--Stephen G. Post, PhD, Professor of Bioethics, Stony Brook University and author of Altruism & Health: Perspectives from Empirical Research (OUP 2007)

"the research reported in this book is truly cutting edge." -- volume 61, issue 52 of PsycCRITIQUES