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Guest: Dr. Barbara L. Fredrickson

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Love 2.0

Do social comparisons limit us? On this podcast, Roy Saunderson and S. Max Brown speak with Dr. Barbara L. Fredrickson, the Kenan Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Principal Investigator of the Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Lab at the University of North Carolina,and the author of Love 2.0: How Our Supreme Emotion Affects Everything We Feel,Think, Do, and Become. How do social connections impact our health?

Dr. Barbara L. Fredrickson is the Kenan Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Principal Investigator of the Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Lab at the University of North Carolina, and the author of Love 2.0: How Our Supreme Emotion Affects Everything We Feel, Think, Do, and Become. Barbara is a leading scholar within social psychology, affective science, and positive psychology. Her research centers on positive emotions and human flourishing and is supported by grants from the National Institute of Health. Her research and her teaching have been recognized with numerous honors, including, the 2000 American Psychological Association's Templeton Prize in Positive Psychology. Her work is cited widely and she is regularly invited to give keynotes nationally and internationally. Barbara is also the author of Positivity: Top-Notch Research Reveals the 3 to 1 Ratio That Will Change Your Life.