April 16th, 2007

inpowr background

inpowr is based on widely accepted theories of developmental psychology, more specifically, on the concepts of genetic psychology and dynamic metacognition.

Genetic psychology is a cognitive science that studies a person’s real andperceived experiences, as opposed to environmental factors. Metacognitive studies focus on the possibility of exploring consciousness by actively
reflecting on one’s experiences.

inpowr also incorporates the World Health Organization definition of health, as being a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being… By well-being, we are referring to the presence of a pleasant sensation of total satisfaction, and not to the absence of negative sensations (premise: health is not the absence of sickness).

The Self-Discovery Experience
By drawing upon one’s own experiences, a person constructs a definition of self. Similarly, by referring back to those experiences, the person can compare sensations that are perceived in the present, to similar sensations experienced in the past, through the process of differentiation.


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We are inpowr

  • Michel ChioiniMichel Chioini
  • Christian JoyalChristian Joyal
  • Kerry FlemingKerry Fleming
  • Sandrine LhommeSandrine L'Homme
  • Serge JeudySerge Jeudy
  • Claude MalaisonClaude Malaison
  • Frédéric TrudeauFrédéric Trudeau
  • Alex LauzonAlex Lauzon
  • Tommy LacroixTommy Lacroix
  • Nicolas ArsenaultNicolas Arsenault

Recent Beta comments

  • Bonoît Bonoît said:
    the rating is too coarse and the position of the slider should be associated with text ex: goo... read more...
  • John John said:
    Wow great site! Some really helpful information there. I'm sorry for little off-topic, but I... read more...
  • Vivica Vivica said:
    Maybe there is a better, more graphic (less bulky-big-lists) way of displaying progress in goa... read more...
  • Sylvie Sylvie said:
    Je ne peux rien entrer dans la section "Mes objectifs". L'image avec une zone pour entrée du ... read more...


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