Researchers explore the complexity of well-being at the 5th World Congress on Positive Psychology.
It sounds bizarre, but a new study finds that seeing happy images can affect how spouses feel about their relationship.
According to a new study, people overestimate how much they’ll recall from a good time in their life—but there's a way to boost your memory.
Psychologist Ty Tashiro explains why some people are more socially awkward and how they can use their strengths to connect with others.
New research suggests that anticipating the end of a good experience is an effective—but counterintuitive—way to enjoy it more.
New research provides insight into what matters to kids when they decide to give.
It's a thin line, says an old song and some new research. Here are seven ways to keep bad feelings from getting out of hand.
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Emiliana Simon-Thomas shares the key truths about happiness that are most meaningful to learners.
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Sometimes, the nicest thing we can do for someone is to make them feel bad.
New research supports the hypothesis that dogs “catch" emotions from other dogs and humans.
Jennifer Lehr talks about her new book, ParentSpeak, which aims to change the way parents talk with their kids.