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Chapters and abstracts are now available for download in PDF format.

Yair Amichai-Hamburger & Shir Etgar (IDC Herzliya, Israel)
Internet and wellbeing

Roy Baumeister (Florida State University and the University of Queensland)
Happiness and Meaningfulness as Two Different and Not Entirely Compatible Versions of the Good Life

William D. Crano & Candice D. Donaldson (Claremont Graduate University)
Positive Parenting, Adolescent Substance Use Prevention, and the Good Life

Elizabeth Dunn & Ryan Dwyer (University of British Columbia)
The Future of Happiness

Klaus Fiedler (University of Heidelberg, Germany)
From a Hedonic Perspective on Good Life to an Analysis of Underlying Adaptive Principles

J. P. Forgas (University of New South Wales, Sydney)
Negative Affect and the Good Life: On the Cognitive, Motivational and Interpersonal Benefits of Negative Mood

Barbara Fredrickson (University of North Carolina)
Biological Underpinnings of Positive Emotions and Purpose

Shelly L. Gable (University of California, Santa Barbara)
Satisfying and meaningful close relationships

Felicia Huppert (Cambridge University, UK)
Living life well: the role of mindfulness and compassion

Doug Kenrick (University of Arizona)
Fundamental motives and fulfillment: The good life from an evolutionary life history perspective

Sonja Lyubomirsky & Megan M. Fritz (University of California, Riverside)
Wither Happiness? When, How, and Why Might Positive Activities Undermine Well-Being

David G. Myers (Hope College)
Religious Engagement and the Good Life

Constantine Sedikides (University of Southampton, UK)
Nostalgia Shapes and Potentiates the Future

James Shah (Duke University)
For what it’s worth: The regulatory pleasure and purpose of a good life

Ken Sheldon (University of Missouri)
Understanding the good life: eudaimonic living involves well-doing, not well-being

Jeffry A. Simpson, Allison K. Farrell, Chloe Huelsnitz & Jamie Eller (University of Minnesota)
Early social experiences and living well: A longitudinal view of adult physical health

Y. Trope, D. Kalkstein & A. Hubbard (New York University)
Expansive and Contractive Learning Experiences: Mental Construal and Living Well

William Von Hippel (University of Queensland) & Karen Gonsalkorale (University of Sydney)
Evolutionary imperatives and the good life