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Handbook on the State of the Art in Applied Psychology

Graf, Peter / Dozois, David J. A. (Herausgeber)


1. Auflage Januar 2021
528 Seiten, Softcover

ISBN: 978-1-119-62769-2
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Learn the most up-to-date developments in applied psychology with one authoritative collection

The Handbook on the State of the Art in Applied Psychology delivers 19 state-of-the-art addresses on a selected topic in applied psychology. Together, they constitute an up-to-date and authoritative reference that describes the most cutting-edge material in the most prominent domains of applied psychology. The accomplished academics and editors Dr. Peter Graf and Dr. David Dozois put the focus on areas where the most profound recent progress has been made. They also emphasize the link between science and practice, showcasing basic science research that has practical implications for real world problems.

Readers will benefit from up-to-date research on topics as varied as occupational commitment and organizational productivity, forgiveness, shared cultural spaces, environmental decision making, and the early identification of reading problems.

In addition to the papers included in the collection, the Handbook on the State of the Art in Applied Psychology features:
* An insightful preface focused on the theme of connecting basic research to practical solutions in the real world
* An overview of the chapters and their arrangement in the collection
* An author and subject index to assist readers in finding the information they seek
* A focus on the most cutting-edge advancements in the field of applied psychology, with an emphasis on the impact of technological innovation and increased recognition of cultural determinants of behavior

Perfect for applied psychology researchers, workers, teachers, and students around the world, Handbook on the State of the Art in Applied Psychology also belongs on the bookshelves of anyone looking for an efficient way to get up to speed on the latest developments on a wide variety of relevant topics in applied psychology.

Part 1: Optimal Health & Functioning at Work and Home

Chapter 1 -- Chasing the Dream: The healthy and productive workplace

The Psychologically Healthy Workplace

Towards Evidence-Based Practice in Employee Well-Being

Leadership as a case study

Summary and Conclusion


Chapter 2 -- Commitment at Work: Past, Present and Future

A Brief History

Why Workplace Commitments Matter

Commitment in an Era of Change

Current Controversies




Advances in Methodology

Temporal Process Approach

Person-centered Approach

Implications and Applications

Future Challenges



Chapter 3 -- How Psychologists can Contribute to Individual Well-being, Organizational Productivity, and Saving the Planet through Better Buildings

Sustainable Built Environments

Individual Lighting Controls

Indoor Air Quality

Green Buildings

Sustainable Buildings as Organizational Strategies

Understand Decisions

Organizational Decisions: More than Return on Investment

The Problem of Rebound

Influence Building Sustainability Decisions

Change Decision-Maker Behaviour

Change Building Policies: Codes, Standards, and Recommendations



Chapter 4 -- Key Challenges to Understanding Environmental Decision Making

Assessing the strength of evidence

Focusing on what matters

Expanding our theories of altruism

Unifying the grand traditions

Understanding contexts

Considering social influences and network effects

Examining emerging technologies

Engaging normative theories

Incorporating sustainability



Part 2: Mental & Physical Health

Chapter 5 -- On the Role of Passion in Optimal Functioning: A Multi-dimensional Perspective

On Optimal Functioning in Society

On the Concept of Passion

A Dualistic Model of Passion

On the Harmonious and Obsessive Passions

Initial Research on Passion

Passion and Optimal Functioning in Society

Passion and Psychological Well-Being

Passion and Physical Health

Passion and Interpersonal Relationships

Passion and Performance

Passion and Contributions to Society

Passion and Optimal Functioning in Society: Integrative Studies



Chapter 6 -- Effects, Mechanisms, and Implementation: Ways to Improve Interventions and Policies Promoting Healthy Diet and Physical Activity

'Does It Work?' Frameworks and Taxonomies for Evaluation and Monitoring of Effects of Interventions and Policies Promoting Physical Activity and Healthy Diet

Approaches Focused on Health and Environment Outcomes

Approaches Focused on Health and Processes Outcomes of Interventions and Policies

Approaches Focused on Implementation Evaluation

Evidence-based Taxonomies of Good Practices in Evaluation and Monitoring

Conclusions on Frameworks and Taxonomies for Evaluation and Monitoring of Interventions and Policies

'How it works?' Models, Frameworks, and Taxonomies Focusing on the Content of Interventions/policies and Change Mechanisms

Models Focusing on Intra-individual Change Mechanisms

Models and Frameworks Focusing on Change Mechanisms Involving Physical and Social Environment

Behavior Change Techniques as Change Mechanisms

Evidence-based Taxonomies Accounting for Formal Active Components of Interventions and Policies

Conclusions on Models, Frameworks, and Taxonomies Elucidating Active Components and Mechanisms in Interventions and Policies

'Under What Conditions it Works?': Models, Frameworks, and Taxonomies Focusing on Implementation of Interventions and Policies Promoting Physical Activity and Healthy Diet

Theoretical Models and Frameworks for Implementation of Physical Activity and Healthy Diet Interventions and Policies

Evidence-driven Taxonomies for Implementation Characteristics in Interventions and Policies Promoting Physical Activity and Healthy Diet

Conclusions on Models, Frameworks, and Taxonomies Elucidating Implementation

General Discussion


Chapter 7 -- Epigenetic processes mediating environments, experiences and mental health: Therapeutic and diagnostic implications

Evidence for epigenetic programming by maternal care

Reversal of behavioral programming by maternal care with epigenetic modulating agents

Early experience elicits a signaling pathway that results in epigenetic reprogramming

Early life adversity triggers DNA methylation changes in candidate genes in rodent brains

Evidence for effects of early life adversity on DNA methylation in humans

Changes in DNA methylation in response to early life adversity involve many genes

Changes in DNA methylation that associate with different social experiences early in life are not limited to the brain and occur in the immune system as well

Associations of early life experience and DNA methylation changes in peripheral white blood cells

DNA methylation alterations in brain-specific candidate genes in peripheral tissues that are associated with early adversity and neuropsychiatric conditions

The developmental dynamics of DNA methylation in response to early life social experiences

Causal relationship between early life adversity and DNA methylation alterations

Challenges and prospective


Chapter 8 -- Cardiac-Disease-Induced-PTSD: Settling the diagnostic debate

PTSD: Clarifying the diagnostic debate

Can we speak of cardiac-induced PTSD?

The unique manifestations of CDI-PTSD

CDI-PTSD among cardiac caregivers

Conclusions and future suggestions


Chapter 9 -- Mental Health Consequences of Terrorist Attacks in Adults

Research on the Impact of Terrorist Attacks on Mental Health

How Many Victims of Terrorist Attacks Develop a Psychological Disorder?

What Type of Mental Disorder Is the Most Frequent Among Terrorism Victims?

What Type of Victims Develop More Mental Disorders?

What Is the Course of Mental Disorders in Victims?

Final Conclusions


Chapter 10 -- Are forgiveness and unforgiveness two extremes of the same continuum? Implications for clinical practice.

Philosophical and religious antecedents

Conceptualization of Forgiveness

Positive and Negative Dimensions on Forgiveness Scales

Does culture play a role in the conceptualization and operationalization of forgiveness and unforgiveness?

Measuring forgiveness and resentment

Social cognition correlates of forgiveness and resentment

Conclusions and Prospective on the Understanding of the Post-transgression Dynamics


Part 3: Issues in Education

Chapter 11 -- Five decades of research on school bullying: What have we learned?

What is bullying?

Prevalence and Stability

Impact of Bullying and Victimization

Family Antecedents

The Nature of Bullying

Addressing Bullying in Schools


Chapter 12 -- Early identification and prevention of reading problems

What is known about early neural predictors of dyslexia

Discussion of the early and predictive brain responses related to dyslexia

Preventive training of basic reading skill

Continuing from the application under research conditions to its distribution to all in need: Process for experimenting potential business models for commercialization

GraphoLearning International Development and Exports project public summary

Pilot Studies for Preparation of Commercialization

Experimentation of Potential Business Models

Public procurement - the "Finnish Model"

NGO Collaboration and Country Specific Context

Academic Networks and Research Collaboration

Discussion associated with the distribution model


Chapter 13 -- Psychological Literacy in Undergraduate Psychology Education and Beyond

What is psychological literacy?

How can Educators Explicitly Support the Development of Psychological Literacy in their UG Psychology Students?

How can Psychology be given away in Higher Education Beyond Psychology Programs?

The Psychological Science of Curricular Design and Delivery for Optimal Learning

Curricular Development of Self-management Capacity in Mainstream Units Across Diverse Disciplines and Educational Levels

Reflections and Conclusion


Part 4: What's Trending in Research?

Chapter 14 -- Assessing Personality from a Cultural Perspective

Etic and Emic Approaches in Personality Assessment

Issues in transporting tests across cultures

Guidelines on test translation and adaptation

Combined Emic-Etic Approach

Development of the CPAI and Its Later Versions

Contributions of the Emic IR Factor

Beyond Universal versus Indigenous Factors

South African Personality Inventory (SAPI)

Arab-Levant Personality Structure

Future Directions


Chapter 15 -- Un-Othering of the Other: The Role of Shared Cultural Spaces

The construction of the other

Types of the other

Processes of othering

Un-othering: processes and mechanisms

Approaching un-othering through intergroup conflict resolution methods

Creating shared cultural spaces for un-othering

Contacts between cultures

Gandhi's way of non-violence

Forgiveness as a way to reconciliation

Co-sharing of religious spaces and cultural practices



Chapter 16 -- Attachment Loneliness: From Academic Pariah to the U.K.'s Appointment of a Minister of Loneliness

Jo Cox, Murder and the Appointment of a Minister of Loneliness

Early Attention to Loneliness

Loneliness and Social Isolation in Antiquity

The Academic and Professional Literature on Loneliness Before the Early-1970s

Four Foundational Developments of the 1970s and Beyond

The UCLA Loneliness Conference



Longitudinal Research

The Rise of Loneliness Research

Loneliness: Minor Malady or Serious Problem?

Loneliness Can Be Combatted

Putting the Pieces Together with One More Element


Chapter 17 -- Response Processes Validity Evidence: Understanding the Meaning of Scores from Psychological Measures

Modern Unified Validity Theory

Psychological Process of Responding and its Role in Validation

What are Response Processes?

Are Response Processes Important?

Response Processes Techniques and Methods

Cognitive Interviews: Think-Aloud Protocols and Verbal Probing

Response Time

Eye-tracking and Pupillary Response

Observation and Recording of Strategies or Problem-solving Behaviours

Observations on the Current State of Response Processes Research and Next Steps


Part 5: The State of Psychology as a Science and Profession

Chapter 18 -- Internationalization and Training of Psychologists in a Globalized World

What is Being Understood by Internationalization

Psychologists Education in Latin America

A Common Base of Psychology



Chapter 19 -- Intellectual Humility: Ten Key Questions

Contemporary Interest in IH

Recent Research on IH

Intellectual Humility: Ten Questions

Question 1: How Does Intellectual Humility Differ from General Humility?

Question 2: How Does Intellectual Humility Differ from Diffidence?

Question 3: Is Intellectual Humility a Unitary or a Compound Trait?

Question 4: How Distinct is Intellectual Humility from Other Dispositions?

Question 5: Can People Be Simultaneously Intellectually Humble and Interpersonally Antagonistic?

Question 6: Can IH be Validly Detected Using Self-report?

Question 7: How Malleable is Intellectual Humility?

Question 8: Are There Cross-cultural Differences in the Levels or Manifestation of Intellectual Humility?

Question 9: Does Intellectual Humility Confer Immunity to Cognitive Bias?

Question 10: What are the Developmental Antecedents of Intellectual Humility?

Concluding Thoughts


Chapter 20 -- Psychological Ethics in a Changing World: How Ethics Documents in Psychology Have Evolved to Meet the Issues and Concerns of the Day

Some Definitions

The Development of Ethics Documents in Psychology

National Development of Ethics Documents

Regional Development of Ethics Documents

Development of International Ethics Documents

Recognizing Fundamental Ethical Principles through a Universal Declaration

Structure and Content of the Universal Declaration of Ethical Principles

Development of the Universal Declaration of Ethical Principles

Representation and Inclusiveness


International Consultation

Key Features of the Universal Declaration of Ethical Principles

Impact of the Universal Declaration of Ethical Principles

Relevance of the Universal Declaration of Ethical Principles to Today's World

DR. PETER GRAF is Professor of Psychology at the Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia in Canada. He was formerly Co-President of the International Congress of Applied Psychology (ICAP).

DR. DAVID DOZOIS is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Clinical Psychology Graduate Program at the Department of Psychology at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. He was formerly Co-President of the International Congress of Applied Psychology (ICAP).