EDWARD DIENER

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Affiliation: University of Illinois
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Events and subjective well-being: only recent events matter
    E Suh
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign 61820, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 70:1091-102. 1996
  2. ncbi request reprint End effects of rated life quality: the James Dean Effect
    E Diener
    Psychology Department, University of Illinois, 603 E Daniel St, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
    Psychol Sci 12:124-8. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Subjective well-being. The science of happiness and a proposal for a national index
    E Diener
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
    Am Psychol 55:34-43. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Very happy people
    Ed Diener
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, Champaign 61820, USA
    Psychol Sci 13:81-4. 2002
  5. 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
  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. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Events and subjective well-being: only recent events matter
    E Suh
    Department of Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign 61820, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 70:1091-102. 1996
    ..The counterintuitive finding that good and bad events co-occur suggests an exciting avenue for explorations of the structure of life events...
  2. ncbi request reprint End effects of rated life quality: the James Dean Effect
    E Diener
    Psychology Department, University of Illinois, 603 E Daniel St, Champaign, IL 61820, USA
    Psychol Sci 12:124-8. 2001
    ..Finally, embedding moderately intense years in the middle of life did not produce effects as strong as adding those years to the end of life, suggesting that a life's ending is weighted especially heavily in judging quality of life...
  3. ncbi request reprint Subjective well-being. The science of happiness and a proposal for a national index
    E Diener
    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA
    Am Psychol 55:34-43. 2000
    ..Representative selection of respondents, naturalistic experience sampling measures, and other methodological refinements are now used to study SWB and could be used to produce national indicators of happiness...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  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. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  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 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...

Research Grants3

  1. CULTURAL DIFFERENCES IN SELF-REPORTS OF WELL-BEING
    EDWARD DIENER; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The findings can have important implications not only for the theories of SWB, but also for research on memory for affective experiences and judgments in many areas of the behavioral and social sciences. ..