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Tweeting the Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology

Updated: Apr 28, 2010

This is the collection of tweets for every entry in the Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology (EoPP). In a nutshell, I started it back in 2009, stopped for a while, and now I am back onto it.

here are the latest tweets under the hash tag #EoPP

The list will be updated as I tweet new entries.
(The order is both alphabetical and by tweet date with a couple of hickups inbetween. )

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Abnormal Psychology is … concerned with understanding the nature of individual pathologies of the mind, mood, & behavior.” 9:53 PM May 29th, 2009 via Twittelator

Academic achievement refers to any measure of a student’s progress in a scholastic setting or in an academically related subject area.” 10:29 PM May 29th, 2009 via Twittelator

Actualizing tendency refers to an innate growth drive or impulse that is said to exist within all human beings.” 11:35 PM May 29th, 2009 via Twittelator

Adaptability is the capacity to adjust oneself readily (without great difficulty) to fit changed circumstances.” 12:07 AM May 30th, 2009 via Twittelator

Admiration is an emotional response involving pleasure, wonder, and reverence.” “a positive [other praising] moral emotion.” 12:37 AM May 30th, 2009 via Twittelator

Adult attatchment security: “Understanding healthy & effective adult behavior” “Unique & enduring affectional bond between two persons” 11:12 AM May 30th, 2009 via Twittelator

Aerobic activity: increased energy expenditure via continuous rythmic activity by large muscle groups loading the cardiovascular system 11:44 AM May 30th, 2009 via Twittelator

Aesthetic appreciation is … the ability to find, recognize, and take pleasure in goodness in the physical and social worlds.” 9:51 AM May 31st, 2009 via web

Affectine forecasting…refers to the prediction of emotional reactions to future events … [their] liking, enjoyment, and happiness.” 3:03 PM May 31st, 2009 via web

Agency is “the interplay between a person and the action space surrounding him or her” & the thoughts, feelings & pursuite of actions. 4:12 PM May 31st, 2009 via web

Agreeableness “reflects a consistently warm, prosocial, non-aggressive orientation towards others.” 11:07 PM May 31st, 2009 via web

Allport, Gordon W. “is regarded as one of the major figures in the history of psychology” for his significant work on personality traits. 10:13 AM Jun 1st, 2009 via web

Altruism is costly behavior to the helper and psychologically a “motivation to increase the welfare of another as an end in itself” #EoPP 18:30 PM Apr 27th, 2010 via HootSuite

Amae is “‘a sense of helplessness and the desire to be loved'” and “‘depend or presume upon another’s benevolence.'” #EoPP 1:02 PM Jun 1st, 2009 via web

The AmericanPsychologicalAssociation (APA) is a scientific & professional organization for advancing health, education &human wellfare #EoPP 1:09 PM Jun 1st, 2009 via web

“The Americans with Disability Act [of 1990] (ADA) is a federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability.”#EoPP 2:54 PM Jun 1st, 2009 via web

Amusement is the positive emotion experienced during play … physical … or mental play in the form of games, puzzles, and humor.” #EoPP 9:34 PM Jun 1st, 2009 via web

Anticipatory enthusiasm is the positive emotion experienced while one anticipates aquirinf and/or consuming some kind of reward.” #EoPP 9:19 AM Jun 2nd, 2009 via web

Appetitive motivational systems promote approach behavior that seek a reward or positive outcome.” #EoPP 10:33 AM Jun 4th, 2009 via Twittelator

Applied positive psychology‘s goal “is to facilitate optimal functioning using positive psychology research as a foundation.” #EoPP 1:34 PM Jun 4th, 2009 via Twittelator

Aristotle, the ancient Greek philosopher and scientist, remains influential in contemporary moral psychology. #EoPP 7:18 PM Jun 6th, 2009 via Twittelator

Attachment theory provides a framework for understanding how adaptive traits are formed in childhood interpersonal contexts.”#EoPP 7:18 PM Jun 6th, 2009 via Twittelator

Attribution theory is “the attempt to explain the role played by causal attributions in social behavior.” #EoPP 7:38 PM Jun 6th, 2009 via Twittelator

Authentic happiness is a blend of hedonic and eudaimonic elements:” 1-the pleasant life, 2-the engaged life, & 3-the meaningful life #EoPP 7:40 PM Jun 6th, 2009 via Twittelator

Authenticity: “To live with one’s whole being in the moment [genuine and in self-attunement but], without guile or hidden agenda.” #EoPP about 6 hours ago via Twittelator


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