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Studying Spirituality and Well-Being

Studying Spirituality and Well-Being

Todd Kashdan, senior scientist for the Center for Consciousness and Transformation of George Mason University, and John Nezlek of the College of William and Mary, set out to discover more about spirituality and its importance for individuals. Does spirituality vary from day to day, or is it more solid and trait-like? Does it predict well-being? If spirituality fluctuates within a person and within a day, what impact does that have on well-being?

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Morality Binds and Blinds

Morality Binds and Blinds

Louis Alloro, fellow at the Center for Consciousness and Transformation and MAPP graduate, had the opportunity to speak with Jonathan Haidt, author of The Righteous Mind, about the practical applications of his Moral Foundations Theory, in particular, how socially-emotionally conscious leaders can apply the theory in their daily lives.

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Journal of Happiness Studies

Journal of Happiness Studies

The Journal of Happiness Studies is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal devoted to the scientific understanding of subjective well-being. Coverage includes both cognitive evaluations of life, such as life-satisfaction, and affective enjoyment of life, such as mood level. Articles address the conceptualization, measurement, prevalence, explanation, evaluation, imagination, and study of happiness. The five most downloaded articles from the current issue are available online for free!

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