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One of the hardest things about being a psychological scientist is that nearly everyone has an deeply entrenched opinion about how human…
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Jargon kills science. Some thoughts on new mindfulness and meaning research.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/curious/201512/what-is-the-worst-new-term-created-psychologists
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a quick primer of what we know and don't know about happiness. currently the #3 most popular post on Psych Today
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the 8 (empirical) rules for writing great psychology articles
scientific evidence on how to be an exceptional writer
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for my professor and student friends....how do you find a great mentor? how do you run a successful research lab?
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what happens when well-intended business leaders screw up employees with their wellbeing interventions? 

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one of my top 3 interviews, ever...we cover brene brown, philip dick, martin luther king jr, fugazi, and more to illustrate the latest science of happiness and agility

http://www.smartpeoplepodcast.com/2015/11/02/episode-215-todd-kashdan/
Happiness experts have long told us to tune out our negative emotions and focus instead on mindfulness, positivity, and optimism. However, our guest this week disagrees. Instead he says positive em…
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New insights on anger from our lab. Be the first to get them....
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subscribe to this great podcast. I love interviewers who know how to spin a fun conversation....
Psychologist, author & professor Todd Kashdan shares how all our emotions, including the dark ones, are a healthy part of our lives and how to use them.
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the best description ever written on what its like to be depressed

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/curious/201503/new-discoveries-about-depression
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want to know the first myth about positive emotions before you pursue happiness or try to help others on the quest to well-being?
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such a good point. I have been thinking of writing a paper on the atlas of situations to capture these kinds of nuances. I like the way you are thinking as you describe a point of intervention where one value might be competing with another and how to work through the entanglement of choices
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Professor of psychology, author, public speaker, organizational consultant
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  • George Mason University
    Professor, 2007 - present
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Professor, psychologist, author, public speaker, unraveling what makes life most worth living
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  • Cornell University
    Human Service Studies, 1992 - 1996
  • University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
    Clinical Psychology, 1998 - 2004