Measuring and Adapting Happiness (Part 2 with Lisa Walsh)

Premiere DateJun 13, 2019
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:46 Lisa Walsh Preface
01:58 How Do Researchers Measure Happiness?
05:25 Aiming for Accurate Self-Reporting
09:48 Text Analysis of Happiness
10:56 It's Not About Being Happy All The Time
16:22 Outro
16:43 Aha Pip Blom
21:03 Finish

In Part 2, Lisa Walsh discusses how researchers measure happiness using self-reports and the adaptability of positive and negative emotions.

Lisa Walsh is a doctoral candidate in social/personality psychology at the University of California, Riverside. Her work has been published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology and Emotion, among others.

Click here to listen to Part 1.

Read the piece: Happiness doesn’t follow success: it’s the other way round

Explore the research article: Does Happiness Promote Career Success? Revisiting the Evidence

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