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Tal Ben-Shahar

Updated: Nov 9, 2009

Tal Ben-ShaharTal Ben-Shahar, PhD
Professor of Psychology
New School of Psychology
Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya

e-mail: talb[at]

RESEARCH INTERESTS: positive psychology, perfectionism, happiness, and positive emotions.

TEACHING: Professor Ben-Shahar teaches at Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya’s undergraduate psychology program.




B.A., Harvard University, Philosophy and Psychology, 1996
Ph.D., Harvard University, Organizational Behavior, 2004

WEBSITES: – Tal’s primary home on the web
Faculty – Current faculty website of Tal at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya

Ben-Shahar’s appearance on The Daily Show (2007)
Positive Psychology Lectures at Harvard (2008-9)
Big Think Interview with Tal Ben-Shahar (2009-10)

Ben-Shahar, T. (2007). Happier: Learn the secrets to daily joy and lasting fulfillment. New York: McGraw-Hill.
Ben-Shahar, T. (2009). The pursuit of perfect: How to stop chasing and start living a richer, happier life. New York: McGraw-Hill.



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