June 5, 2009
Listen in to our interview with Dr. Barbara Fredrickson, commonly known as the genius of Positive Psychology. Dr. Fredrickson is the Kenan Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Principal Investigator of the Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Lab at the University of North Carolina. Her research centers on positive emotions and human flourishing and she has been recognized with numerous honors, including, the 2000 American Psychological Association's Templeton Prize in Positive Psychology. Here we discuss Barbara’s new book: Positivity- Ground breaking research reveals how to embrace the hidden strength of positive emotions, overcome negativity and thrive. Her thoughtful and intelligent advice based on her research will surprise you and offer you opportunities to be happier in your own life.