Existential Psychology

Dr. Paul Wong
 
Critique of Positive Psychology and Positive Interventions

Critique of Positive Psychology and Positive Interventions

Authors Co-authored with Sandip Roy, M.D., Chief Medical Director, RKHC Charitable Hospital and Founder, Happiness India Project, Delhi, India.Abstract This chapter critiques positive psychology (PP) and PP interventions (PPIs) at three levels. First, it identifies...

How to Measure Existential Meaning

How to Measure Existential Meaning

Note This is a manuscript review of the paper published as George, L. S., & Park, C. L. (2016). The Multidimensional Existential Meaning Scale: A tripartite approach to measuring meaning in life. The Journal of Positive Psychology. Advance online publication....

The Deep-and-Wide Hypothesis in Giftedness and Creativity

The Deep-and-Wide Hypothesis in Giftedness and Creativity

Authors Co-authored with Piers Worth, Ph.D., Bucks New University, London, UK.Abstract This paper provides empirical findings from four different sources that lend credence to the deep-and-wide (DAW) hypothesis (Wong, 2012) in accounting for giftedness and creativity....

Frankl’s Self-Transcendence Model and Virtue Ethics

Frankl’s Self-Transcendence Model and Virtue Ethics

Authors Co-authored with Timothy Reilly, Ph.D., Dept. of Psychology, University of Notre Dame Abstract This presentation will conclude my research project on Viktor Frankl’s self-transcendence (ST) model as a framework of applying virtue ethics. My focus in this...

Positive Psychology in North America

Positive Psychology in North America

Authors Co-authored with Roger Tweed, Ph.D., Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Surrey, BC, Canada.Historial Background to Positive Psychology in North America Humanistic Psychology The story of positive psychology (PP) in America begins long prior to the modern...

Self-Transcendence: A Paradoxical Way to Become Your Best

Self-Transcendence: A Paradoxical Way to Become Your Best

Introduction I propose that the way to become your best self is, paradoxically, to become more selfless. I want to make the case that, in a world of cut-throat competition, the best strategy to survive and prosper for individuals and societies is to give our best in...

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