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Plenary Presentation: Genomic Perspectives on Human Well-being

Steve Cole, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, United States Plenary Presentation: Genomic Perspectives on Human Well-being Abstract: This talk summarizes findings from recent functional genomics studies that have sought to understand the molecular pathways that...


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Ted-Style Talk: Positive Health Psychology

Alia Crum, Stanford, United States Ted-Style Talk: Positive Health Psychology Abstract: What is the role of Positive Psychology in public health and healthcare? Inspired by research on the placebo effect, this talk will explore how we can more effectively leverage the power of...


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Loss, Trauma and Human Resilience: From Heterogeneity to Flexibility

George Bonanno, Columbia University, New York, United States Loss, Trauma and Human Resilience: From Heterogeneity to Flexibility The talk will describe research on human resilience in the face of extreme adversity. I will review review and integrate research into a framework that can...


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Flourishing and the Genome

Barbara Fredrickson, Ph.D. Flourishing and the Genome #health #posi #positive-health #genome #flourishing #WC


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Positivity Resonance: How Love Creates Health

Barbara Fredrickson University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC Positivity Resonance: How Love Creates Health Abstract of full talk: In this talk, Fredrickson offers a taste of her latest book, Love 2.0 (Penguin, 2013). In it, she asks you to disengage from some of your most...


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Flourishing As We Age: A View From Our Telomeres

Elissa Epel, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, United States Flourishing As We Age: A View From Our Telomeres Cellular aging (as measured by the length of our telomeres) offers a view of the positive and negative influences on our rate of aging. By examining...


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Contributions to Positive Health Award Lecture

Judith Moskowitz, Ph.D. Northwestern University Contributions to Positive Health Award Lecture: Positive Affect Intervention to Help People Cope with Health-Related Stress: Progress, Promise, and Lessons Learned The International Positive Psychology Association’s Positive Health and...


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Positive Emotions in Health and Disease, Sheldon Cohen, PhD

Sheldon Cohen, PhD , Carnegie Mellon University Positive Emotions in Health and Disease #WC ​