The International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA) is the leading organization for scholars and practitioners who advance the science of positive psychology and its research-based applications.
IPPA has partnered with the Greater Good Science Center at the University of California at Berkeley to produce a series of twelve short interviews with leading positive psychology researchers and practitioners. These cover an interesting range of topics which you can dip into.
The interviews can be viewed together in the video below, or alternatively, individual links to videos are provided separately.
Series of Videos:
- Judy Moskowitz, Ph.D. – How can positive emotions help us cope in the midst of stress?
- Roy Baumeister, Ph.D. – Why do we avoid the bad in life rather than focus on the good?
- Sara Algoe, Ph.D. – What happens when people witness expressions of gratitude?
- Pamela Nunez del Prado Chaves, Ph.D. – What are some protective factors for post-traumatic growth?
- Lea Waters, Ph.D. – What is strengths-based parenting?
- Jeanne Nakamura, Ph.D. – What can engagement look like later in life?
- Lea Waters, Ph.D. – How can you apply strengths-based parenting?
- Maria Elena Garassini, Ph.D. – What can we support migrant families’ well-being?
- Hector Escamilla, Ph.D. – How do you build a positive university?
- Michael Steger, Ph.D. – What can we do to find more meaning in life?
- James Pawelski, Ph.D. – How can we collaborate with the humanities to advance the science and practice of well-being?
- Claudia Harzer, Ph.D. – How can character strengths help managers at work?
Thank you to IPPA for sharing these interesting insights from leading researchers! For access to more in depth talks, presentations and webinars on positive psychology, you can browse the IPPA learning library. While most content is restricted to members, some is readily available to all.