RESEARCH INTERESTS: happiness, positive psychology,
TEACHING: Professor Lyubomirsky is will be teaching in fall 2010 Professional Development and Research Ethics and has taught in the past: Introduction to Psychology, Social Psychology, Applications of Social Psychology, Psychology of Happiness and Virtue, Experimental Design and Analysis of Variance, Psychology Undergraduate Honors Seminar and seminars about The Psychology of Mental Control, Emotion and Culture, Affect and Cognition, Positive Psychology, Professional Development and Research Ethics.
B.A., Harvard University, Psychology, 1989
Ph.D., Stanford University, Social Psychology, 1994
Personal/Academic – The main place for updates on Lyubomirsky’s work and web-presence.
Blog – Sonja’s blog over at Psychology Today
The How of Happiness – the website about her equally name book
Faculty page – Lyubomirsky’s official UC Riverside faculty page
The Science Network – Beyond Belief: Candles in the Dark (2008)
ABC news – Good Morning America (Jan 23, 2008)
Appearance on 20/20 (Jan 17, 2008)
Authors@Google (Feb 26, 2008)
Live Happy iPhone app (May 13, 2009)
SignalPatterns (May 13, 2009)
Lyubomirsky, S. (2008). The how of happiness: A scientific approach to getting the life you want. New York: Penguin Press.
SCIENTIFIC AND SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS (complete list)
Liberman, V., Boehm, J. K., Lyubomirsky, S., & Ross, L. D. (in press). Happiness and memory: Affective significance of endowment and contrast. Emotion. [free full text PDF]