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Robert Biswas-Diener

 

Robert Biswas-Diener, Ph.D., is the author of The Courage Quotient and Happiness. He is widely known as the “Indiana Jones of Positive Psychology” because his research on happiness has taken him to such far flung places as Greenland, India, and Kenya. Robert is Managing Director at Positive Acorn and lives in Portland, Oregon. He is also the co-author of The Upside of Your Dark Side: Why Being Your Whole Self—Not Just Your “Good” Self—Drives Success and Fulfillment.

 
 
  

Stories by Robert Biswas-Diener

Articles: Should We Trust Positive Psychology?

By Robert Biswas-Diener | October 7, 2015

Studies of human strengths are not being replicated. Does the field face a crisis—or an opportunity?

 
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Articles: The Right Way to Get Angry

By Todd Kashdan, Robert Biswas-Diener | October 20, 2014

Anger is a tool that helps us read and respond to upsetting social situations. But how can you stop it from getting out of hand?

 

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