The Science of Happiness – Using Positive Psychology for greater happiness
October 17, 2008 There are so many self-help books that offer advice on how to be happy. Have you ever wondered what the latest research tells us about what really works? Tune in on Friday when we will have an opportunity to speak with Robert Biswas-Diener, author of Happiness: Unlocking the Mysteries of Psychological Wealth. We will discuss the latest research on happiness, the benefits of being happy and how we can improve happiness at work. We will also explore the main causes of happiness and share the wisdom learned from people around the world.
More about our guest: Robert Biswas-Diener is the Program Director at the Center for Applied Positive Psychology (UK) and part-time lecturer at Portland State University. He is known as the “Indiana Jones of positive psychology” for his research on subjective well-being in remote cultures around the world. The book is co-authored by Ed Diener who is recognized as the world’s foremost authority on the science of happiness.