Thursday, June 09, 2005

Science & Theology News

Science & Theology News: "Templeton grants bolster researchers´┐Ż efforts
Michael McCullough was awarded $90,000 to study how religion and spirituality help bolster self-control. "

. . . I would say that self-control is an important topic to understand for positive psychology. It leads to many positive outcomes, deters many negative outcomes and can be facilitated with relatively low-cost interventions for many people.

I would say that learning about the factors that foster self-control, including perhaps religious or spiritual ones, certainly fits within the broad parameters of positive psychology. . . .

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