Vobab exam 3
Terms in this set (18)
the ability to see yourself acurately with all your strenths and weakness.
the tendency to overestimate one's abilities or importance
the ability to know how and when to regulate your behavior to meet goals
the belief that you can do what it takes to reach an important and spefic goal
envolved in humans, helps us counteract the fear and parlysis that thoughts about negative outcomes and death might entail
idea that depressed people are less optimisitice but more realistic than people who are not depressed
The trait that is most associated with humor
the abiliity to percieve these incogruities and express them in quick, sharp, spontaneous remarks, that delight or entertain
the subjective start people resort when they are completely involved in an actiity to the point of forgetting everything else such as time and fatigue
Central feature of flow
intense experiential involvement in moment-to-movement activity
the extent to which we find order or coherence in what happens around us
the degree to which we have a valued goal or valued goals in our life
uses meaning to help him survive two concentration camps during WWII, he also would think of his wife and her love.
when someone other than yourself tries to get you to believe how important something is.
is where you decide what is important and meaning to you
focuses on a personal realtionship with the sacred or the divine
focuses on involvement with an organized community of faith
to see it all good or all bad.
The greatest danger of psychological study of religion