Eid, Michael

The Happy Mind: Cognitive Contributions to Well-Being

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Table of contents

1. Introduction to the Happy Mind: Cognitive Contributions to Well-Being
Michael D. Robinson, Michael Eid

Part I. The Mind

2. Attention, Emotion, and Well-Being: An Adult Lifespan Perspective
Kimberly M. Livingstone, Derek M. Isaacowitz

3. Mindfulness and Well-Being
Hooria Jazaieri, Shauna Shapiro

4. Executive Functions Promote Well-Being: Outcomes and Mediators
Anna Luerssen, Ozlem Ayduk

5. The Quiet Ego: Concept, Measurement, and Well-Being
Heidi A. Wayment, Jack J. Bauer

6. Staying Happier
Megan M. Fritz, Lisa C. Walsh, Sonja Lyubomirsky

Part II. Positive Cognitions

7. Beyond Hedonic and Eudaimonic Well-Being: Inspiration and the Self-Transcendence Tradition
Will C. M. Belzak, Todd M. Thrash, Yoon Young Sim, Lena M. Wadsworth

8. Savoring and Well-Being: Mapping the Cognitive-Emotional Terrain of the Happy Mind
Jennifer L. Smith, Fred B. Bryant

9. Cognitive Aspects of Positive Emotions: A Broader View for Well-Being
Laura G. Kiken, Barbara L. Fredrickson

10. Positive Illusions and the Happy Mind
Astrid Schütz, Roy F. Baumeister

11. Optimism
Suzanne C. Segerstrom, Charles S. Carver, Michael F. Scheier

Part III. Self-Regulation

12. Perspectives on Studying Perceived Control in the Twenty-First Century
Judith G. Chipperfield, Jeremy M. Hamm, Raymond P. Perry, Joelle C. Ruthig

13. Means, Ends, and Happiness: The Role of Goals for Subjective Well-Being
Marie Hennecke, Veronika Brandstätter

14. Coping, Emotion Regulation, and Well-Being: Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Processes
Brett Marroquín, Howard Tennen, Annette L. Stanton

15. Autobiographical Memory, Self-Regulation, and Well-Being
Dieter Ferring, Isabelle Tournier

16. Self-Affirmation: Protecting the Self and Protecting Subjective Well-Being
Natalie Schüz, Benjamin Schüz

Part IV. Social Processes

17. Social Comparisons and Well-Being
Abraham P. Buunk, Pieternel Dijkstra

18. Prosocial Behavior and Empathy-Related Responding: Relations to Children’s Well-Being
Tracy L. Spinrad, Nancy Eisenberg

19. On the Road to Social Well-Being
Giulia Andrews, Alex Zautra, Eva Zautra

Part V. Meaning

20. The Functionality of Emotional Clarity: A Process-Oriented Approach to Understanding the Relation Between Emotional Clarity and Well-Being
Tanja Lischetzke, Michael Eid

21. Can Affectively Negative Experiences Contribute to Well-Being? The Affectively Negative Need-Fulfillment Model
Jacob Juhl, Clay Routledge, Joshua A. Hicks, Constantine Sedikides

22. Making Sense: Meaning in Life in a Cognitive Context
Sarah Ward, Laura King

23. Nostalgia as a Psychological Resource for a Meaningful Life
Andrew A. Abeyta, Clay Routledge

24. Religious Cognitions and Well-Being: A Meaning Perspective
Crystal L. Park

25. Wiser But Not Sadder, Blissful But Not Ignorant: Exploring the Co-Development of Wisdom and Well-Being Over Time
Nic M. Weststrate, Judith Glück

Keywords: Psychology, Positive Psychology, Quality of Life Research, Cognitive Psychology

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