25 Dec 2013 Roundtable at Stanford College
The science of contentment is a expanding and intriguing area. Study about what actually tends to make folks delighted is not only surprising, but relevant no make any difference how a great deal revenue we make or the place we are living.
Join moderator Katie Couric and a panel of authorities in psychology, business enterprise, neuroscience and style for a Roundtable dialogue about the contentment and perception of wellbeing that elude so lots of, but are sought by all.
Katie Couric (moderator) is the host of Katie, a each day syndicated daytime converse exhibit that premiered in September 2012. She is an award-winning journalist and Television individuality, properly-known cancer advocate, and New York Periods greatest-marketing writer of The Finest Advice I Ever Bought: Classes From Incredible Life. Couric also serves as a specific correspondent for ABC Information, contributing to ABC Entire world Information, Nightline, 20/20, Fantastic Early morning America, This 7 days and primetime information specials.
Jennifer Aaker is the Normal Atlantic Professor of Advertising at Stanford’s Graduate University of Business enterprise. A social psychologist, her exploration spans time, revenue and contentment. She co-authored the award-winning ebook, The Dragonfly Impact: Fast Efficient Strong Ways to Harness Social Media for Influence and is receiver of the Distinguished Training Award, Citibank Finest Instructor Award, and George Robbins Finest Instructor Award.
Firdaus Dhabhar is an associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford, specializing in the study of how stress affects immunity, wellness and properly-becoming. Professor Dhabhar was the very first to learn mechanisms by which short-term stress boosts the body’s defenses. He is doing work to harness the “good” results of stress to improve immunity throughout surgical procedure, vaccination, and cancer treatment method.
Ian H. Gotlib is the David Starr Jordan Professor of Psychology, director of the Stanford Mood and Stress Ailments Laboratory at Stanford and chair of the Section of Psychology. Gotlib’s exploration examines psychological and biological components that put individuals at elevated risk for depression, as properly as processes that are concerned in recovery from this problem.
David Kelley, founder of IDEO, crafted the firm that designed lots of icons of the digital generation. He also led the creation of the groundbreaking d.university at Stanford, the Hasso Plattner Institute of Style and design. Kelley’s enthusiasm is unlocking the resourceful potential of folks and businesses so they can innovate routinely and uncover fulfillment and joy in their resourceful endeavors. His shortly-to-be-unveiled ebook is Imaginative Self esteem: Unleashing the Imaginative Prospective Within just Us All.
Sonja Lyubomirsky, (PhD, ’94) is a professor of psychology and director of the Optimistic Psychology Lab at the College of California Riverside the place she reports the cognitive and behavioral leads to of contentment. She is the writer of The How of Pleasure, a ebook of psychological techniques to enable folks improve their joy. Via her do the job, Lyubomirsky strives to give folks the tools to direct happier, much more fulfilling life.