Centre for Confidence and Well-being

Skip to content

Articles

The book contains a bibliography listing the main books references. Below are some additional books plus an extensive list of articles referenced in the handbook or used for research.

Aspinwall, L.G. & Staudinger, U.M., 2002, ‘A psychology of human strengths: some central issues of an emerging field’, in Aspinwall, L.G. & Staudinger, U.M. (eds) A Psychology of Human Strengths: Fundamental Questions and Future Directions for a Positive Psychology, American Psychological Association

Baltes, P.B. & Kunzmann, U., 2003, ‘Wisdom’, The Psychologist, 16(3)

Bandura, A., 1994, ‘Self-efficacy’, in V.S. Ramachaudran (ed.), Encyclopedia of Human Behavior, 4, 71-81

Baumeister, R.F., Campbell, J.D., Krueger, J.I. & Vohs, K.D., 2003, ‘Does high self-esteem cause better performance, interpersonal success, happiness or healthier lifestyles?’ Psychological Science in the Public Interest, 4(1)

Boniwell, I. & Zimbardo, P., 2003, ‘Time to find the right balance’, The Psychologist, 16(3)

Brackett, M.A. & Katulak, N.A., (in press), ‘The emotionally intelligent classroom: Skill-based training for teachers and students’, in J. Ciarrochi & J.D. Mayer (eds.), Improving Emotional Intelligence: A Practitioners Guide, Psychology Press, New York

Bronson, P., 2007, ‘How not to talk to your kids’, in New York Magazine, http://nymag.com/news/features/27840

Cannell, J.J., 2006, ‘”Lake Woebegone”, twenty years later’, Third Education Group Review, 2(1)

Centner, P., 2002, ‘Marriage killers’, The American Family Association Journal

Crocker, J., & Park, L.E., 2004, ‘The costly pursuit of self-esteem’, Psychological Bulletin, 130(3), 322-414

Crocker, J., Luhtanen, R., Blaine, B & Broadnax, S., 1994, ‘Collective self-esteem and psychological well-being among black, white and Asian college students’, Personality & Social Psychology Bulletin, 20(5), 503-513

Csikszentmihalyi, M. & Hunter, J., 2003, ‘Happiness in everyday life: the uses of experience sampling’, Journal of Happiness Studies, 4(2), 185-199

Danner, D.D., Snowdon, D.A. & Friesen, W.V., 2001, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 80(5), 804-813

Daus, C.S. & Ashkanasy, N.M., 2005, ‘The case for the ability-based model of emotional intelligence in organizational behavior’, Journal of Organizational Behavior, 26, 453-466

Diener, E. & Seligman, M.E.P., 2002, ‘Very happy people’, Psychological Science, 13(1)

Dweck, C.S., 1999, ‘Caution – praise can be dangerous’, American Educator

Ecclestone, K., 2004, ‘Learning or therapy? The demoralisation of education’, British Journal of Educational Studies, 52(2), 112-137

Ecclestone, K., 2007, ‘All in the mind’, in The Guardian, February

Eckersley, R., 2004, Well and Good, Text Publishing, Melbourne
Ey, S., Hadley, W., Nuttbrock Allen, D., Palmer, S., Klosky, J., Thomas, J. & Cohen, R., 2005, ‘A new measure of children’s optimism and pessimism: the youth life orientation test’, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 46(5), 548-558

Fredrickson, B.L. & Branigan, C., 2005, ‘Positive emotions broaden the scope of attention and thought-action repertoires’, Cognition and Emotion, 19(3), 313-332

Fredrickson, B.L. & Joiner, T., 2002, ‘Positive emotions trigger upward spirals toward emotional well-being’, Psychological Science, 13, 172-175

Furedi, F., 2003, ‘Making people feel good about themselves. British social policy and the construction of the problem of self-esteem’, Inaugural lecture on www.frankfuredi.com/articles/inaugural-20030124.shtml

Gable, S.L., Impett, E.A., Reis, H.T. & Asher, E.R. 2004, ‘What do you do when things go right? The intrapersonal and interpersonal benefits of sharing positive events’, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 87(2), 228-245

Gardner, H., 1999, ‘Who owns intelligence?’, in The Atlantic Monthly, February 67-76

Gibbs, N., 1995, ‘The EQ factor: new brain research suggests that emotions, not IQ, may be the true measure of human intelligence’, in Time Magazine, October

Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, 2005, Summary Highlights for GEM Scotland 2005

Gottman, J.M. & Silver, N., 1999, ‘How I predict divorce’, in The Seven Principles for Making Marriages Work, Chapter 2, Three Rivers Press, New York

Gramza, J., 2006, ‘Joy of giving’, ScienCentral Video News, December, www.sciencentral.com

Hallam, S., Rhamie, J. & Shaw, J., 2006, ‘Evaluation of the primary behaviour and attendance pilot’, Department for Education and Skills Publications, Research Report RR717, Institute of Education, University of London

Hamill, P. & Boyd, B. 2003, Interviews with young people about behaviour support – equality fairness and rights in inclusive education: learners and learning contexts, London: David Fulton.

Harker, L. & Keltner, D., 2001, ‘Expressions of positive emotion in women’s college yearbook pictures and their relationship to personality and life outcomes across adulthood’, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 80(1), 112-124

Henry, J., 2005, ‘Government tells schools to focus on emotional development as parents cannot be trusted’, The Telegraph, November

Hess, F.M. & Rotheram, A.J., 2006, ‘NCLB and the competitiveness agenda: happy collaboration or a collision course?’, Phi Delta Kappa International

Hewitt, J.P., 2005, ‘The social construction of self-esteem’, in Snyder, C.R., The Handbook of Positive Psychology, Oxford University Press, Oxford

Hoff Sommers, C. & Satel, S., 2005, ‘The tyranny of therapism’, Spiked, London, http://www.spiked-online.com/index.php?/site/article/885

HM Inspectorate of Education, 2006, ‘Improving Scottish education: a report by HMIE on inspection and review 2002-2005’, HMIE, Livingston

James, O., 2007, Affluenza, Vermilion, Canada

Johnson, D.W. & Johnson, R.T., 1998, ‘Cooperative learning and social interdependence theory’, The Cooperative Learning Center, University of Minnesota

Kay, J., 2004, ‘Obliquity’, in Financial Times, September

Langford, L. & Aitken, C., 2005, ‘Benchmarking research of young people’s perceptions of enterprise’, Scottish Executive Social Research, Crown Copyright

Lawson-Tancred, H., 1998, ‘How we are wired’, The Spectator, August

Layard, R., 2006, Happiness: Lessons from a New Science, Penguin

LeFevre, A.T., 2005, Report card on American education: a state by state analysis, 1983-1984 to 2003-2004, American Legislative Exchange Council, Washington

Levy, B.R., Slade, M.D., Kunkel, S.R. & Kasl, S.V., 2002, ‘Longevity increased by positive self-perceptions of aging’, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 83(2), 261-270

Linley, P.A. & Harrington, S., 2006, ‘Playing to your strengths’, in The Psychologist, British Psychological Society, February 

Linley, P.A. & Joseph, S., 2003, ‘Putting it into practice’, The Psychologist, 16(3)

Linley, P.A., Joseph, S., Harrington, S. & Wood, A.M., 2006, ‘Positive Psychology: past, present and (possible) future’, The Journal of Positive Psychology, 1(1), 3-16

Lyubomirsky, S., King, L., Deiner, E., 2005, ‘The benefits of frequent positive affect: does happiness lead to success?’, Psychological Bulletin, 131(6), 803-855

Lyubomirsky, S. & Ross, L., 1997, ‘Hedonic consequences of social comparison: a contrast of happy and unhappy people’, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 73, 1141-1157

Lyubomirsky, S., Tkach, C. & Dimatteo, M.R., 2005, ‘What are the differences between happiness and self-esteem?’, Social Indicators Research, 78, 363-404

Kling, K.C., Hyde, J.S., Showers, C.J. & Buswell, B.N., 1999, ‘Gender differences in self-esteem: A meta-analysis’, Psychological Bulletin, July, American Psychological Association

Matthews, J., 2006, ‘For maths students, self-esteem might not equal high scores’, Washington Post, October

Mayer, J.D., 1999, ‘Emotional intelligence: popular or scientific psychology?’, in Monitor on Psychology, September, American Psychological Association

Mayer, J.D. & Cobb, C.D., 2000, ‘Educational policy on emotional intelligence: does it make sense?’, Educational Psychology Review, 12, 163-183

Mayer, J.D., Salovey, P. & Caruso, D.R., 2000, ‘Models of emotional intelligence’, in R.J. Sternberg (ed.), Handbook of Intelligence, 396-420, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

Mayer, J.D., Salovey, P. & Caruso, D.R., 2004, ‘Emotional Intelligence: theory, findings and implications’, Psychological Inquiry, 15(3), 197-215

McCarthy, H., 2004, ‘The self-esteem society’, report commissioned by The Cosmetic Toiletry and Perfumery Association (CTPA)

McLean, A., 2004, ‘Good teachers don’t need therapy’, in Times Educational Supplement Scotland

Morgan, S.M., 2005, ‘JobLab: a study into the experience of teaching’, Training and Development Agency for Schools, Crosslight Management Ltd, Crawley

Mueller, C.M. & Dweck, C.S., 1998, ‘Praise for intelligence can undermine children’s motivation and performance’, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, July, American Psychological Association

Munnecke, T., 2004, ‘Positive discourse’, www.omidyar.net/group/uplift/ws/Positive%20Discourse

Murphy Paul, A., 1999, ‘Promotional intelligence’, in Salon Books, www.salon.com/books/it/1999/06/28/emotional

Primary National Strategy, 2005, ‘Excellence and enjoyment: social and emotional aspects of learning. Guidance’, SureStart, Department for Education and Skills Publications

Ravitch, D., 1999, ‘Our school problem and its solutions’, City Journal

Reasoner, R., 2004, ‘The true meaning of self-esteem’, National Association for Self-Esteem

Rosenberg, M. & Pearlin, L.I., 1978, ‘Social class and self-esteem among children and adults’, American Journal of Sociology, 84(1), University of Chicago

Rosenthal, R. & Jacobson, L., 1992, Pygmalion in the Classroom, New York, Irvington

Ryan, R.M. & Brown, K.W., 2003, ‘Why we don’t need self-esteem: On fundamental needs, contingent love and mindfulness’, Psychological Inquiry, 14(1), 27-82

Ryan, R.M. & Deci, E.L., 2000, ‘Self-Determination Theory and the facilitation of intrinsic motivation, social development and well-being’, American Psychologist, 55(1), 68-78

Schwartz, B., 2000, ‘Self-Determination: The tyranny of freedom’, American Psychologist, 55(1), 79-88

Schwartz, B., 2004, The Paradox of Choice, Ecco, New York

Scottish Executive, 2007, Evaluation of Whole School Approach to Enterprise in Education, Department of Lifelong Learning

Seligman, M.E.P., 1998, ‘Building human strength: psychology’s forgotten mission’, in Monitor on Psychology, January, American Psychological Association

Seligman, M.E.P., 1998, ‘The American way of blame’, American Psychological Association Monitor, 29(7)

Seligman, M.E.P., 2003, ‘Positive Psychology: fundamental assumptions’, The Psychologist, 16(3)

Seligman, M.E.P. & Csikszentmihalyi, M., 2000, ‘Positive Psychology’, American Psychologist, 55(1), 5-14

Seligman, M.E.P., Steen, T.A., Park, N. & Peterson, C., 2005, ‘Positive Psychology progress: empirical validation of interventions’, American Psychologist, 60(5)

Shea, C., 2004, ‘The temperamentalist’, The Boston Globe, August

Sheldon, K.M. & King, L., 2001, ‘Why Positive Psychology is necessary’, American Psychologist, 56(3), 216-217

Sinclair, A., 2006, ‘0-5: How small children make a big difference’, Provocation Series, 3(1)

Slater, L., 2002, ‘The trouble with self-esteem’, New York Times, February

Stewart-Brown, S. & Edmunds, L., 2003, ‘Assessing emotional and social competence in primary school and early years settings’, SureStart, Department for Education and Skills Publications, Nottinghamshire

Sykes, C.J., 1996, Dumbing Down Our Kids: Why American Children Feel Good About Themselves But Can't Read, Write, or Add, St Martin’s Griffin

Toynbee, P., 2001, ‘The psychobabble of self-esteem’, in the Guardian, December

Twenge, J.M., Zhang, L. & Charles, I., 2004, ‘It’s beyond my control: a cross-temporal meta-analysis of increasing externality in locus of control’, Personality and Social Psychology Review, 8(3), 308-319

UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, 2007, ‘Child poverty in perspective: an overview of child well-being in rich countries’, Innocenti Report Card 7, Italy

Veenhoven, R., 2003, ‘Happiness’, The Psychologist, 16(3)

Weare, K. & Gray, G., 2003, ‘What works in developing children’s emotional and social competence and well-being?’, Department for Education and Skills Publications, Research Report 456, The Health Education Unit, University of Southampton 

Wegner, D.M., 1994, ‘Ironic processes of mental control’, Psychological Review, 101(1), 34-52

Wegner, D.M., Broome, A. & Blumberg, S.J., 1997, ‘Ironic effects of trying to relax under stress’, Behav. Res. Ther., 35(1), 11-21

Wells, J., Barlow, J. & Stewart-Brown, S., 2003, ‘A systematic review of universal approaches to mental health promotion in schools’, Health Education, 103(4), 197-220

Westwood, A., 2004, ‘Me, myself and work: self-esteem and the UK labour market’, report commissioned by The Cosmetic Toiletry and Perfumery Association (CTPA)

Wilftang, G.L. & Scarbecz, M., 1990, ‘Social class and adolescents’ self-esteem: Another look’, Social Psychology Quarterly, 53(2), 174-183

Youth Consultancy Ltd, 2007, National Education of Determined to Succeed – Phase 2: Early Impact Across Scotland, Scottish Executive Social Research

Zeidner, M., Roberts, R.D. & Matthews, G., 2002, ‘Can emotional intelligence be schooled? A critical review’, Educational Psychologist, 37(4), 215-231

 
Centre Events Previous Centre Events External Events Carol's Talks