25th APS Annual Convention: Mark Your Calendar (Washington, DC, USA - May 23-26, 2013)


Understanding and Promoting Emotional Well-Being

Friday, May 24, 2013, 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Virginia Suite B

Chair: Rebecca A. Ferrer
National Cancer Institute
Chair: Lisbeth Nielsen
National Institute on Aging

This symposium features perspectives on promoting emotional well-being. Barbara Fredrickson’s work focuses on facilitating positive emotional responding and well-being. Iris Mauss’s work focuses on emotion regulation across the lifespan. Jim Coan’s work focuses on social regulation of emotion. James Gross, whose research centers on emotion regulation, will serve as discussant.

Subject Area: Personality/Emotion

An upward spiral model of positive emotion and well-being
Barbara L. Fredrickson
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Getting better with age: The role of acceptance in age-related increases in well-being
Iris B. Mauss
University of California, Berkeley

Co-Author: Amanda J. Shalcross, University of Denver

Co-Author: Brett Q. Ford, University of California, Berkeley

In Search of the Neural Mechanisms of Social Affect Regulation
James A. Coan
University of Virginia

James J. Gross (Discussant)
Stanford University

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