Abstract and Keywords
The authors argue that teaching undergraduate students about the psychology of adjustment is a beneficial way to give them information, informed perspectives, and recommendations for actions or activities that both represent and promote psychological literacy. They define psychological literacy and the psychology of adjustment, respectively, in some detail, and then link them to educational needs of today’s undergraduates. Some recommended teaching activities demonstrating the psychology of adjustment as a form of psychological literacy are then discussed. The essay closes by considering psychological adjustment as a representative learning outcome for psychological literacy.
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