What He Studies
“The science of the good life”—including courage, curiosity, hope, happiness, strengths, and well-being.
recent articles on happiness & well-being
in the news
In their book The Upside of Your Dark Side, authors Todd Kashdan and Robert Biswas-Diener provide an argument that negativity manifests itself in a range of characteristics beyond things like aggression, hostility, and being a jerk. It also encompasses things like critical thinking and caution, which heighten your senses and have the potential to improve your results.
— Fast Company
Both mindfulness and zoning out, and all the points in-between, are useful, argue cognitive scientists Todd Kashdan and Robert Biswas-Diener in their new book, The Upside of Your Dark Side: Why Being Your Whole Self—Not Just Your “Good Self”—Drives Success and Fulfillment.
(You can read an excerpt of that book right over here.)
— Science of Us, New York Magazine