Center for the Advancement of Well-Being
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Brown Bag Series: Examining and Improving Affective Well-Being at Work

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Research Hall, Room 163


Work is a fundamental part of most our lives, and well-being at work influences and is influenced by more general well-being. In this brown bag presentation, Dr. Seth Kaplan, Associate Professor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology in the Psychology Department at George Mason University will discuss recent research on work-related well-being, with a focus on workplace affect. He also will be sharing results from studies examining the effectiveness of activities that employees can perform to boost their work-related well-being.

Dr Kaplan’s primary interest is in understanding and improving employees’ emotions and psychological well-being. He also conducts research exploring individual and team performance in high-reliability contexts and does work on psychometric and statistical issues. Learn more about Dr. Kaplan by visiting

The Center's Brown Bag Series is part of Mason’s Well-Being University initiative, dedicated to helping students, faculty, staff, and alumni build a life of vitality, purpose and resilience and ensuring Mason becomes a model well-being university where all community members are Thriving TogetherTo learn more about Mason’s Well-Being University initiative, visit

**FREE and Open to the Public** 

Hosted by Center for the Advancement of Well-Being.

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