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Recovery from Daily Job Stress and Subjective Well-being: How to make the most of leisure time.

Sabine Sonnentag, University of Mannheim, Mannheim,Germany Recovery from Daily Job Stress and Subjective Well-being: How to make the most of leisure time. Abstract: In this presentation, I will address the question how people can unwind and recover from their daily work. I will...


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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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It’s Good to Be Good

Stephen G. Post, Ph.D. It’s Good to Be Good Stephen G. Post, Ph.D., is a philosopher, public speaker, professor of preventive medicine, and best-selling author who has taught at the University of Chicago Medical School, Fordham University-Marymount, Case Western Reserve University...


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Measuring Well-Being through Big Data

Johannes Eichstaedt, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, United States Measuring Well-Being through Big Data We study the correlations between well-being and the language that thousands of people write on Facebook and Twitter to understand which thoughts and behaviors are most...


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An Interview and Q&A with Barry Schwartz, PhD

Barry Schwartz, PhD An Interview and Q&A with Barry Schwartz, PhD Abstract: This interview explored Dr. Schwartz’s recent look at our complex relationship to work and how beliefs shape the structures that create our reality of work. Dr. Schwartz’s research and writing offers ...


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Exciting Advances in the Science of Subjective Well-being

Ed Diener, Ph.D. Exciting Advances in the Science of Subjective Well-being Abstract: Dr. Diener reviews accumulating evidence linking subjective well-being to beneficial effects on health, relationships, work performance, citizenship, and creativity. He also discusses advances in...


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An Interview with Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D.

Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D. An Interview with Kelly McGonigal, Ph.D. Abstract: In this engaging and informative discussion, Dr. McGonigal explains how our relationship to stress impacts our experience of it and shared evidence-based insights for healthier response strategies. She also...


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It’s Good to Be Good

Stephen G. Post, Ph.D. It’s Good to Be Good Stephen G. Post, Ph.D., is a philosopher, public speaker, professor of preventive medicine, and best-selling author who has taught at the University of Chicago Medical School, Fordham University-Marymount, Case Western Reserve University...


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Mindfulness and Compassion as Foundations for Well-being

Felicia Huppert Ph.D. Mindfulness and Compassion as Foundations for Well-being Abstract: Dr. Huppert argues that two mental practices are foundational to well-being: mindfulness and compassion. Mindfulness trains the skills of awareness, attention, and self-regulation, while...