Susan Nolen-Hoeksema, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology at Yale University. She has been conducting research on women’s mental health for twenty years. She and her research have been profiled on theTodayshow,USA Today, and inThe New York Times. The former director of the Institute for Research on Women and Gender at the University of Michigan, Nolen-Hoeksema was awarded the Leadership Award and Early Career Award by the American Psychological Association and received an Excellence in Research Award from the University of Michigan. She lives in Connecticut with her husband and young son.
BARBARA L. FREDRICKSON, PH.D., is Kenan Distinguished Professor of Psychology and principal investigator of the Positive Emotion and Psychophysiology Laboratory at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a leading scholar within social psychology, affective science, and positive psychology. From the Hardcover edition.