Elizabeth Hopper is a Ph.D. candidate in Social Psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Prior to attending UCSB, she received her BA in Psychology and Peace & Conflict Studies from UC Berkeley and worked in a research lab at UC San Francisco studying health psychology. Her research interests include positive emotions, close relationships, coping, and health. In particular, her research investigates the pathways through which gratitude impacts well-being. Outside of the research lab, Elizabeth can often be found writing about psychology and spending time with her dog, Luna.