People in the PEP Lab and their research questions


Barbara L. Fredrickson

Barbara Fredrickson  

  • How do increases in daily positive emotions contribute to physical health?
  • Are co-experienced positive emotions more beneficial for health and well-being than solo-experienced positive emotions?

Curriculum Vitae

Graduate Students

David Findley

David Findley  

  • If and how do brief LovingKindness practices shift affect as well as cognitive and behavioral outcomes?
  • How do positive experiences and emotions interact with nutrition and exercise to improve mental and physical health?
Khoa Le Nguyen

Khoa Le Nguyen

  • How do positive emotions influence social cognition and prosocial behaviors?
  • What behaviors cultivate positive emotions and increase well-being in Facebook users?