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Applied Psychology for Servant Religion

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Informationen zum Autor E. Rae Harcum! PhD! is a professional psychologist and a long-time member of a Protestant religious denomi... Weiterlesen
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Informationen zum Autor E. Rae Harcum! PhD! is a professional psychologist and a long-time member of a Protestant religious denomination. He has taught psychology at the college level for many years. Harcum has authored many journal articles in psychology and several books on psychology and religion. Klappentext This book is the third in a trilogy of books on introductory psychology. It emphasizes the application of psychological principles for the improvement of individual and group behaviors. The two principles of greatest relevance are the Law of Effect and the Principle of Human Agency. The universally-accepted Law of Effect states that rewarded behaviors tend to be repeated, whereas unrewarded or punished behaviors are not likely to be repeated. The controversial Principle of Human Agency states that individuals can make voluntary choices of behaviors that may, or may not, be successful in achieving their goals in life. If this second principle is true, the behaviors of individuals are not totally determined by the personal heredity of the individuals or by their environmental rewards or punishments. Applied Psychology for Servant Religion discusses problem solving, interpretation of test results, and ways to improve individual and social behaviors. Zusammenfassung In this book! E. Rae Harcum emphasizes the application of psychological principles for the improvement of individual and group behaviors. Applied Psychology for Servant Religion discusses problem solving! interpretation of test results! and ways to improve individual and social behaviors. Inhaltsverzeichnis Biblical Message List of Figures List of Tables Preface Acknowledgements Chapter 1: A Most Useful Psychology Chapter 2: Problem Solving Chapter 3: Interpreting Tests Chapter 4: Improving Individual Behaviors Chapter 5: Improving Society References Glossary Subject Index Author Index About the Author

Autorentext

E. Rae Harcum, PhD, is a professional psychologist and a long-time member of a Protestant religious denomination. He has taught psychology at the college level for many years. Harcum has authored many journal articles in psychology and several books on psychology and religion.



Klappentext

This book is the third in a trilogy of books on introductory psychology. It emphasizes the application of psychological principles for the improvement of individual and group behaviors. The two principles of greatest relevance are the Law of Effect and the Principle of Human Agency. The universally-accepted Law of Effect states that rewarded behaviors tend to be repeated, whereas unrewarded or punished behaviors are not likely to be repeated. The controversial Principle of Human Agency states that individuals can make voluntary choices of behaviors that may, or may not, be successful in achieving their goals in life. If this second principle is true, the behaviors of individuals are not totally determined by the personal heredity of the individuals or by their environmental rewards or punishments. Applied Psychology for Servant Religion discusses problem solving, interpretation of test results, and ways to improve individual and social behaviors.



Zusammenfassung
In this book, E. Rae Harcum emphasizes the application of psychological principles for the improvement of individual and group behaviors. Applied Psychology for Servant Religion discusses problem solving, interpretation of test results, and ways to improve individual and social behaviors.

Inhalt

Biblical Message List of Figures List of Tables Preface Acknowledgements Chapter 1: A Most Useful Psychology Chapter 2: Problem Solving Chapter 3: Interpreting Tests Chapter 4: Improving Individual Behaviors Chapter 5: Improving Society References Glossary Subject Index Author Index About the Author

Produktinformationen

Titel: Applied Psychology for Servant Religion
Untertitel: A Religious Behavioral Science Promotes Personal and Social Welfare
Autor:
EAN: 9780761862741
ISBN: 0761862749
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Hamilton Books
Anzahl Seiten: 148
Gewicht: 226g
Größe: H229mm x B152mm x T8mm
Jahr: 2017
Untertitel: Englisch