Sonja Lyubomirsky

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The costs and benefits of writing, talking, and thinking about life's triumphs and defeats
    Sonja Lyubomirsky
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 90:692-708. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Becoming happier takes both a will and a proper way: an experimental longitudinal intervention to boost well-being
    Sonja Lyubomirsky
    Department of Psychology, University of California, CA, USA
    Emotion 11:391-402. 2011
  3. doi request reprint The cognitive and hedonic costs of dwelling on achievement-related negative experiences: implications for enduring happiness and unhappiness
    Sonja Lyubomirsky
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Emotion 11:1152-67. 2011
  4. doi request reprint A longitudinal experimental study comparing the effectiveness of happiness-enhancing strategies in Anglo Americans and Asian Americans
    Julia K Boehm
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, CA, USA
    Cogn Emot 25:1263-72. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Delivering happiness: translating positive psychology intervention research for treating major and minor depressive disorders
    Kristin Layous
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 17:675-83. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Can't quite commit: rumination and uncertainty
    Andrew Ward
    Department of Psychology, Swarthmore College, PA 19081, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 29:96-107. 2003
  7. 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
  8. doi request reprint Pursuing happiness in everyday life: the characteristics and behaviors of online happiness seekers
    Acacia C Parks
    Department of Psychology, Hiram College, Hiram, OH 44234, USA
    Emotion 12:1222-34. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Maximizing versus satisficing: happiness is a matter of choice
    Barry Schwartz
    Department of Psychology, Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania 19081, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:1178-97. 2002
  10. pmc Kindness counts: prompting prosocial behavior in preadolescents boosts peer acceptance and well-being
    Kristin Layous
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, CA, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e51380. 2012

Research Grants

  1. Sustainable Change in Long-Term Positive Affect
    Sonja Lyubomirsky; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint The costs and benefits of writing, talking, and thinking about life's triumphs and defeats
    Sonja Lyubomirsky
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 90:692-708. 2006
    ..Results are discussed in light of current understanding of the effects of processing life events...
  2. doi request reprint Becoming happier takes both a will and a proper way: an experimental longitudinal intervention to boost well-being
    Sonja Lyubomirsky
    Department of Psychology, University of California, CA, USA
    Emotion 11:391-402. 2011
    ..We conclude that happiness interventions are more than just placebos, but that they are most successful when participants know about, endorse, and commit to the intervention...
  3. doi request reprint The cognitive and hedonic costs of dwelling on achievement-related negative experiences: implications for enduring happiness and unhappiness
    Sonja Lyubomirsky
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Emotion 11:1152-67. 2011
    ..Implications of our results for the consequences of dwelling for work and social functioning, as well as for detracting from enduring happiness, are discussed...
  4. doi request reprint A longitudinal experimental study comparing the effectiveness of happiness-enhancing strategies in Anglo Americans and Asian Americans
    Julia K Boehm
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, CA, USA
    Cogn Emot 25:1263-72. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Delivering happiness: translating positive psychology intervention research for treating major and minor depressive disorders
    Kristin Layous
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    J Altern Complement Med 17:675-83. 2011
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Can't quite commit: rumination and uncertainty
    Andrew Ward
    Department of Psychology, Swarthmore College, PA 19081, USA
    Pers Soc Psychol Bull 29:96-107. 2003
    ....
  7. 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...
  8. doi request reprint Pursuing happiness in everyday life: the characteristics and behaviors of online happiness seekers
    Acacia C Parks
    Department of Psychology, Hiram College, Hiram, OH 44234, USA
    Emotion 12:1222-34. 2012
    ..Together, these studies provide a preliminary portrait of happiness seekers' characteristics and naturalistic behaviors...
  9. ncbi request reprint Maximizing versus satisficing: happiness is a matter of choice
    Barry Schwartz
    Department of Psychology, Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania 19081, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 83:1178-97. 2002
    ..Study 4 found maximizers more sensitive to regret and less satisfied in an ultimatum bargaining game. The interaction between maximizing and choice is discussed in terms of regret, adaptation, and self-blame...
  10. pmc Kindness counts: prompting prosocial behavior in preadolescents boosts peer acceptance and well-being
    Kristin Layous
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, CA, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e51380. 2012
    ..Teachers and interventionists can build on this study by introducing intentional prosocial activities into classrooms and recommending that such activities be performed regularly and purposefully...
  11. doi request reprint Opening up in the classroom: effects of expressive writing on graduate school entrance exam performance
    Joanne Frattaroli
    Department of Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California Irvine, CA, USA
    Emotion 11:691-6. 2011
    ..Although benefits for depressive symptoms were found in expressive writers regardless of exam type, the advantage of expressive writing for test performance was only observed in students taking the MCAT or LSAT...
  12. doi request reprint In defense of parenthood: children are associated with more joy than misery
    S Katherine Nelson
    1University of California, Riverside
    Psychol Sci 24:3-10. 2013
    ..The results indicate that, contrary to previous reports, parents (and especially fathers) report relatively higher levels of happiness, positive emotion, and meaning in life than do nonparents...
  13. doi request reprint Enhancing well-being and alleviating depressive symptoms with positive psychology interventions: a practice-friendly meta-analysis
    Nancy L Sin
    Department of Psychology, University of California Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    J Clin Psychol 65:467-87. 2009
    ..Our findings also suggest that clinicians would do well to deliver positive psychology interventions as individual (versus group) therapy and for relatively longer periods of time...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Development of a Japanese version of the Subjective Happiness Scale (SHS), and examination of its validity and reliability]
    Satoshi Shimai
    Department of Human Sciences, Kobe College
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 51:845-53. 2004
    ..The purpose of the present study was to develop a Japanese version of the Subjective Happiness Scale (SHS) and to examine its validity and reliability...

Research Grants5

  1. Sustainable Change in Long-Term Positive Affect
    Sonja Lyubomirsky; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....