09 Nov PSYCHOLOGY OF PERSONALITY RESEARCH TOPICS Seligman (2011) described well-being as the psychological construct that involves engaging with life, experiencing meaningful/positive relati
PSYCHOLOGY OF PERSONALITY RESEARCH TOPICS
Seligman (2011) described well-being as the psychological construct that involves engaging with life, experiencing meaningful/positive relationships, having a sense of life purpose, feeling positive emotions, and embracing opportunities for experiencing a sense of accomplishment.
Bates, W. (2011). Flourish: A visionary new understanding of happiness and well-being by Martin E. P. Seligman [Book review]. Policy, 27(3), 60–61. Business Source Complete Database (Accession No 66835840). https://search-ebscohost-com.ezp.waldenulibrary.org/login.aspx?direct=true&db=bth&AN=66835840&site=eds-live&scope=site
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Think about a psychology of personality research topic on well-being that interests you. Consider the following as you research and choose your topic:
- What areas of personality do you find interesting?
- What personality theories do you find interesting?
- What topics of well-being do you find interesting?
- When you combine your interests in personality psychology with your interests in well-being, what are some potential topics you would like to learn more about?
BY DAY 4
Post 2-3 topics related to well-being that you would be interested in learning more about. Connect these topics to one or more personality theories.
Abi-Hashem, N. (2015). Revisiting cultural awareness and cultural relevancyLinks to an external site.. The American Psychologist, 70(7), 660–661Links to an external site.
Note: This article was previously read in Week 7. As you re-read this article this time, consider the implications for research in personality theory.
- Arnett, J. (2009). The neglected 95%, a challenge to psychology's philosophy of scienceLinks to an external site.. American Psychologist, 64(6), 571–574.Links to an external site.
- Cervone, D., & Pervin, L. A. (2019). Personality: Theory and research (14th ed.). Wiley.
- Chapter 2, “The Scientific Study of People” (pp. 27-52)Links to an external site.Personality and Well-Being Literature Review Matrix [Excel document]Note: You will use this matrix to organize your research for your Assignment. You will also submit this matrix as part of your Assignment.
- Gardner, D. G. (2020). The importance of being resilient: Psychological well-being, job autonomy, and self-esteem of organization managers. Personality and Individual Differences, 155, 1–6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2019.109731
- McLeod, S. (2019). What’s the difference between qualitative and quantitative research?Links to an external site. Simply Psychology.
- Personality and Well-Being Literature Review Matrix Download Personality and Well-Being Literature Review Matrix [Excel document]
Note: You will use this matrix to organize your research for your Assignment. You will also submit this matrix as part of your Assignment.
- Walden University Office of Research and Doctoral Services. (2020). Research resources: Research design and analysis.Links to an external site.
Note: On this website, in each identified section, view the following videos and consider how each will inform your Competency Assessment.
- General Research Design: Introduction to Research Design (16:07 min) and Roundtable: Research Methods (26:46 min)
- Qualitative Design and Analysis: Overview of Qualitative Research Methods (12:09 min)
- Quantitative Research Design and Analysis: Overview of Quantitative Research Methods (22:04 min)
- Walden University Writing Center. (n.d.).Using evidence: Synthesis.Links to an external site.Walden University. https://academicguides.waldenu.edu/writingcenter/evidence/synthesis
As you review this page, include a review of the following video:
- Synthesis: Definition & Examples