4/29/15 Lecture: Dr. Emiliana Simon-Thomas

"Happy Academics: Scientific Insights on Thriving in Science"

Dr. Emiliana Simon-Thomas

Greater Good Science Center U.C. Berkeley (U.C. Berkeley)

April 29th, 2015

As we become immersed in the pursuit of our scientific interests, we can often inadvertently ignore our own personal happiness. And yet, our careers are often defined by our attitudes about embarking on a career in science. Here, we will learn about the important role happiness plays in our professional lives and how finding happiness in our careers will help us be successful as scientists.

Related article: Catalino et al., "Prioritizing Positivity: An Effective Approach to Pursuing Happiness?" Emotion 14(6), p. 1155–1161 (2014)