Michael Norton on Positive Emotion and Emotional Diversity

Michael Norton discusses the benefits of positive emotions and emotional diversity.  In particular, he discusses the benefits of positive emotion caused by pro-social spending and the benefits of experiencing a diverse range of positive and negative emotions.  You can view the two papers discussed in the video here:

Happiness Runs in a Circular Motion: Evidence for a Positive Feedback Loop between Prosocial Spending and Happiness

Emodiversity and the Emotional Ecosystem (you can find out move about the Emodiversity Project here)

Other links mentioned in this video:

Broaden-and-Build Theory of Positive Emotions

 

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