Applied Jewish Values in Social Sciences and Psychology by Michael Ben-Avie, Yossi Ives, Kate Loewenthal

By Michael Ben-Avie, Yossi Ives, Kate Loewenthal

This quantity interweaves innovations and techniques from psychology and different social sciences with Jewish principles and practices on the way to handle modern social matters. This quantity brings jointly pioneering learn from students in such fields as psychology, schooling, and non secular reports. The authors combine insights from Jewish texts and practices with the tools and ideas of the social sciences to create interventions that advertise the health and wellbeing of kids, adults, households, groups, and society. Divided into 3 sections – schooling, mental healthiness, Society and past– this ebook indicates how this integrationist process can deepen our figuring out and generate new insights round urgent social demanding situations to affect optimistic switch within the lives of individuals and communities.

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Students’ connectedness with others promotes their engagement in educationally purposeful activities (Comer et al. 1999) and provides them with a sense of belongingness, which is a reason to self-regulate. In the 6-year longitudinal study described below, it was observed that the students with fewer adults who cared about them were more vulnerable to loneliness in school. ” These findings indicate that least-connected students had more challenges with interpersonal relations than more-connected students.

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Instead, the decision was made to draw upon the findings from the childhood roots of Jewish adult quality of life research, which underscored the importance of an internal psychological process—self regulation. Thus, instead of continuing previous research in urban settings in a new urban setting, the pattern actually was (1) research in an urban setting, (2) research in the Jewish community, and (3) research in an urban setting. edu © Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016 M. Ben-Avie et al.

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