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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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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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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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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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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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Happiness: Unlocking the Mysteries of Psychological Wealth

Ed Diener, Ph.D. Happiness: Unlocking the Mysteries of Psychological Wealth Bio: Ed Diener is the Joseph R. Smiley Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Illinois. Dr. Diener was the president of the International Positive Psychology Association. He has over 260...


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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...