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
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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