"THE GOODS IN EVERYDAY LOVE: IMPLICATIONS FOR INDIVIDUALS AND COMMUNITIES"
Barbara Fredrickson, Ph.D.
Monday, April 3, 7 pm
Mainstage Theatre, Kleist Center for Art & Drama
The 26th Annual Kathryn Grover Harrington & Robert A. Harrington Distinguished Lecture Series; The BW Department of Psychology presents an evening with Barbara Fredrickson, Ph.D., who will give a talk titled “The Goods in Everyday Love: Implications for Individuals and Communities”
Dr. Fredrickson directs the Social Psychology Doctoral Program and the Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Laboratory at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
She is most known for her "Broaden-and-Build Theory" of positive emotions, foundational within affective science and positive psychology for building a blueprint for how pleasant emotional states, as fleeting as they are, contribute to people's resilience, wellbeing, and health. Dr. Fredrickson has published 140 peer-reviewed articles and her books, Positivity (2009) and Love 2.0 (2013) have been widely translated. In 2017, she received the Tang Prize for Achievement in Psychology, which recognizes exceptional career contributions to the well-being of humanity.