Tag Archives: happiness

#393 – The Science and Practice of Gratitude with Robert A. Emmons PhD

Transcript Dr. Robert Emmons’ research is at the interface of personality psychology, the psychology of emotion and the psychology of religion. His primary interests are in the psychology of gratitude and the psychology of personal goals, and how each is related to positive psychological processes, including happiness, well-being, and personality integration. Emmons is Editor-in-Chief of […]

#355 Current Developments in Positive Psychology with Stewart Donaldson PhD

Stewart I. Donaldson PhD is Professor of Psychology, Dean, & Director of the Claremont Evaluation Center at Claremont Graduate University, USA. He is the Chair of the International Positive Psychology Association’s 2013 World Congress of Positive Psychology in Los Angeles, June 27-30. Donaldson’s recent research focuses on positive organizational psychology and the design and evaluation […]

#297 Engineering Happiness with Rakesh Sarin, PhD

#282 – A Hollywood Perspective on Story with Producer Lindsay Doran

#277 – At The 2nd World Congress on Positive Psychology: Part 2 with Dr. Ed Diener & Others

Ed Diener, Ph.D. is the Joseph R. Smiley Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Illinois. He received his doctorate at the University of Washington in 1974, and has been a faculty member at the University of Illinois for the past 36 years. Dr. Diener was the president of both the International Society of […]

#276 – At The Second World Congress on Positive Psychology: Part 1 with Dr. Martin Seligman & Others

Dr. Martin Seligman needs little introduction. He’s arguably one of the most famous and influential psychologists alive. His work first on learned helplessness and later on optimism solidly established his reputation. Then, as president of the American Psychological Association in 1998, he essentially created a new field within psychology, which he called Positive Psychology. His […]

#271 -“Happy,” The Movie, with Roko Belic

Transcript HAPPY. HAPPY combines powerful human stories from around the world with cutting edge science to give us a deeper understanding of our most valued emotion. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

#270 – Unlocking Psychological Wealth with Robert Biswas-Diener, PhD

Transcript Dr. Robert Biswas-Diener is widely known as the Indiana Jones of Positive Psychology because his research on happiness has taken him to such far flung places as Greenland, India and Kenya. He is a part-time instructor at Portland State University and sits on the editorial boards of the Journal of Happiness Studies and Journal […]

#217 – Happiness and Health with Dacher Keltner

Transcript Dacher Keltner, Ph.D. received his BA in Psychology and Sociology from UC Santa Barbara in 1984 and his PhD in Social Psychology from Stanford University in 1989. After a post-doc at UCSF with Paul Ekman, in 1992 he took his first academic job, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and then returned to Berkeley’s Psychology […]

#187 – Happy At Last with Richard O’Connor, Ph.D.

Richard O’Connor, MSW, Ph.D. is the author of Happy At Last: The Thinking Person’s Guide to Finding Joy. His earlier books are Undoing Depression and Undoing Perpetual Stress. For fourteen years he was executive director of the Northwest Center for Family Service and Mental Health, a private, nonprofit mental health clinic serving Litchfield County, Connecticut, […]