Barbara L. Fredrickson, PhD

The Goods in Everyday Love: Implications for Mental, Physical and Public Health

Barbara L. Fredrickson, PhD.

Barbara L. Fredrickson, PhD, is Kenan Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she directs the Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Laboratory.

Among the most highly cited scientists worldwide, her books, Positivity and Love 2.0 have been translated into dozens of languages.

She has served as president of the International Positive Psychology Association and the Society for Affective Science.

In 2017, Professor Fredrickson was honored with the TANG Prize for Achievements in Psychology, awarded to recognize exceptional career contributions to the well-being of humanity.