Ed Diener

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Affiliation: University of Illinois
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Beyond the hedonic treadmill: revising the adaptation theory of well-being
    Ed Diener
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 61820, USA
    Am Psychol 61:305-14. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Wealth and happiness across the world: material prosperity predicts life evaluation, whereas psychosocial prosperity predicts positive feeling
    Ed Diener
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 99:52-61. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint The value-congruence model of memory for emotional experiences: an explanation for cultural differences in emotional self-reports
    Shigehiro Oishi
    Department of Psychology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904 4400, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 93:897-905. 2007
  4. pmc What constitutes a good life? Cultural differences in the role of positive and negative affect in subjective well-being
    Derrick Wirtz
    Department of Psychology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858 4353, USA
    J Pers 77:1167-96. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Rising income and the subjective well-being of nations
    Ed Diener
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, 603 East Daniel Street, Champaign, IL 61821, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 104:267-76. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint The dynamics of daily events and well-being across cultures: when less is more
    Shigehiro Oishi
    Department of Psychology, Univesity of Virginia, VA 22904 4400, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 93:685-98. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Culture and well-being: the cycle of action, evaluation, and decision
    Shigehiro Oishi
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 29:939-49. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint The benefits of frequent positive affect: does happiness lead to success?
    Sonja Lyubomirsky
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Psychol Bull 131:803-55. 2005
  9. doi request reprint The religion paradox: if religion makes people happy, why are so many dropping out?
    Ed Diener
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 101:1278-90. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Reexamining adaptation and the set point model of happiness: reactions to changes in marital status
    Richard E Lucas
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 84:527-39. 2003

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Beyond the hedonic treadmill: revising the adaptation theory of well-being
    Ed Diener
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 61820, USA
    Am Psychol 61:305-14. 2006
    ..These revisions offer hope for psychologists and policy-makers who aim to decrease human misery and increase happiness...
  2. doi request reprint Wealth and happiness across the world: material prosperity predicts life evaluation, whereas psychosocial prosperity predicts positive feeling
    Ed Diener
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 99:52-61. 2010
    ..Thus, two separate types of prosperity-economic and social psychological-best predict different types of well-being...
  3. ncbi request reprint The value-congruence model of memory for emotional experiences: an explanation for cultural differences in emotional self-reports
    Shigehiro Oishi
    Department of Psychology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904 4400, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 93:897-905. 2007
    ..In sum, emotional events congruent with personal values remain in memory longer and influence retrospective frequency judgments of emotion more than do incongruent events...
  4. pmc What constitutes a good life? Cultural differences in the role of positive and negative affect in subjective well-being
    Derrick Wirtz
    Department of Psychology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858 4353, USA
    J Pers 77:1167-96. 2009
    ..the self). Positive affect appears particularly meaningful for European Americans and negative affect for Asian Americans and Japanese when judging a satisfying vacation, friendship, or life...
  5. doi request reprint Rising income and the subjective well-being of nations
    Ed Diener
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, 603 East Daniel Street, Champaign, IL 61821, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 104:267-76. 2013
    ..Analyses of income relative to people in one's nation and between-nation slopes together suggest that income standards are now largely global, with little effect of national social comparison...
  6. ncbi request reprint The dynamics of daily events and well-being across cultures: when less is more
    Shigehiro Oishi
    Department of Psychology, Univesity of Virginia, VA 22904 4400, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 93:685-98. 2007
    ..The findings demonstrate a weaker effect of positive events on daily well-being among individuals and cultures high in global well-being...
  7. ncbi request reprint Culture and well-being: the cycle of action, evaluation, and decision
    Shigehiro Oishi
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 29:939-49. 2003
    ..In contrast, there was no change in actual enjoyment of the task at Time 2 among Asians because their choice was not based on their performance at Time 1...
  8. ncbi request reprint The benefits of frequent positive affect: does happiness lead to success?
    Sonja Lyubomirsky
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Psychol Bull 131:803-55. 2005
    ..Limitations, empirical issues, and important future research questions are discussed...
  9. doi request reprint The religion paradox: if religion makes people happy, why are so many dropping out?
    Ed Diener
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 101:1278-90. 2011
    ..Thus, it appears that the benefits of religion for social relationships and SWB depend on the characteristics of the society...
  10. ncbi request reprint Reexamining adaptation and the set point model of happiness: reactions to changes in marital status
    Richard E Lucas
    Department of Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 84:527-39. 2003
    ..Thus, marital transitions can be associated with long-lasting changes in satisfaction, but these changes can be overlooked when only average trends are examined...
  11. doi request reprint Subjective well-being and national satisfaction: findings from a worldwide survey
    Mike Morrison
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
    Psychol Sci 22:166-71. 2011
    ..Our findings invite new research directions and can inform quality-of-life therapies...
  12. doi request reprint On "feeling right" in cultural contexts: how person-culture match affects self-esteem and subjective well-being
    C Ashley Fulmer
    University of Maryland, Department of Psychology, 1147 Biology Psychology Building, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    Psychol Sci 21:1563-9. 2010
    ..Results were replicated across extraversion, promotion focus, and locomotive regulatory mode. Our research has practical implications for the well-being of both cultural natives and migrants...
  13. doi request reprint Progressive taxation and the subjective well-being of nations
    Shigehiro Oishi
    Department of Psychology, University of Virginia, P O Box 400400, Charlottesville, VA 22904 4400, USA
    Psychol Sci 23:86-92. 2012
    ..Finally, we found that the association between more-progressive taxation and higher levels of subjective well-being was mediated by citizens' satisfaction with public goods, such as education and public transportation...
  14. doi request reprint Income inequality and happiness
    Shigehiro Oishi
    Department of Psychology, University of Virginia, P O Box 400400, Charlottesville, VA 22904 4400, USA
    Psychol Sci 22:1095-100. 2011
    ..Most important, we found that the negative link between income inequality and the happiness of lower-income respondents was explained not by lower household income, but by perceived unfairness and lack of trust...
  15. ncbi request reprint Personality, culture, and subjective well-being: emotional and cognitive evaluations of life
    Ed Diener
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois 61820, USA
    Annu Rev Psychol 54:403-25. 2003
    ..Although it is challenging to assess SWB across societies, the measures have some degree of cross-cultural validity. Although nations can be evaluated by their levels of SWB, there are still many open questions in this area...
  16. doi request reprint Needs and subjective well-being around the world
    Louis Tay
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, IL, 61820, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 101:354-65. 2011
    ..The emergent ordering of need fulfillment for psychosocial needs were fairly consistent across country conditions, but the fulfillment of basic and safety needs were contingent on country membership...
  17. ncbi request reprint Love, work, and changes in extraversion and neuroticism over time
    Christie Napa Scollon
    Department of Psychology, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX 76129 8920, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 91:1152-65. 2006
    ..40. (d) Cross-lagged models indicated traits had a greater influence on role satisfaction; however, marginal support emerged for work satisfaction leading to increased extraversion. Implications of correlated change are discussed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Life satisfaction set point: stability and change
    Frank Fujita
    Department of Psychology, Indiana University South Bend, South Bend, IN, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 88:158-64. 2005
    ..Almost 9% of the sample changed an average of 3 or more points on a 10-point scale from the first 5 to last 5 years of the study...
  19. doi request reprint New findings and future directions for subjective well-being research
    Ed Diener
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
    Am Psychol 67:590-7. 2012
    ..Each of the findings raises new and important questions for future research...
  20. ncbi request reprint Wanting, having, and satisfaction: examining the role of desire discrepancies in satisfaction with income
    Emily Crawford Solberg
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 61820, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:725-34. 2002
    ..Thus, desires play a pivotal role in determining people's satisfaction with income...
  21. ncbi request reprint Zeroing in on the dark side of the American Dream: a closer look at the negative consequences of the goal for financial success
    Carol Nickerson
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
    Psychol Sci 14:531-6. 2003
    ..The negative consequences were particularly severe for the domain of family life; the stronger the goal for financial success, the lower the satisfaction with family life, regardless of household income...
  22. ncbi request reprint Physical activity enhances long-term quality of life in older adults: efficacy, esteem, and affective influences
    Steriani Elavsky
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Ann Behav Med 30:138-45. 2005
    ..However, little is known about the long-term effects of physical activity and even less about the possible mediators of this relationship...
  23. ncbi request reprint What to do on spring break? The role of predicted, on-line, and remembered experience in future choice
    Derrick Wirtz
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, IL 61820, USA
    Psychol Sci 14:520-4. 2003
    ..These results suggest that although on-line measures may be superior to retrospective measures for approximating objective experience, retrospective measures may be superior for predicting choice...
  24. ncbi request reprint Very happy people
    Ed Diener
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, Champaign 61820, USA
    Psychol Sci 13:81-4. 2002
    ..This suggests that very happy people do have a functioning emotion system that can react appropriately to life events...
  25. ncbi request reprint Life-satisfaction is a momentary judgment and a stable personality characteristic: the use of chronically accessible and stable sources
    Ulrich Schimmack
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Mississauga, Erindale College, Ontario, Canada
    J Pers 70:345-84. 2002
    ..In sum, the results are consistent with our theory that life-satisfaction judgments are based on chronically accessible sources...
  26. ncbi request reprint Unemployment alters the set point for life satisfaction
    Richard E Lucas
    Michigan State University, USA
    Psychol Sci 15:8-13. 2004
    ..These results suggest that although life satisfaction is moderately stable over time, life events can have a strong influence on long-term levels of subjective well-being...
  27. ncbi request reprint Individualism: a valid and important dimension of cultural differences between nations
    Ulrich Schimmack
    Department of Psychology, University of Toronto, Mississauga, Canada
    Pers Soc Psychol Rev 9:17-31. 2005
    ..This pattern of results suggests that individualism is a valid construct for cross-cultural comparisons, but that the measurement of this construct needs improvement...
  28. doi request reprint The role of positive and negative emotions in life satisfaction judgment across nations
    Peter Kuppens
    Department of Psychology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Pers Soc Psychol 95:66-75. 2008
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  29. ncbi request reprint Cross-situational consistency of affective experiences across cultures
    Shigehiro Oishi
    Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota, MN, US
    J Pers Soc Psychol 86:460-72. 2004
    ..Thus, global affective traits exist among non-Western samples, but the degree to which situations exert an influence on the absolute level of affective experience varies across cultures...