The laboratory together with the Kamchatka State University named after Vitus Bering organized the Interregional Symposium "Happiness and subjective well-being: modern approaches".
A comparative cross-cultural study conducted by the HSE International Laboratory of Positive Psychology of Personality and Motivation has found that Russians tend to be as open with their friends as Americans, but unlike Americans, Russians prefer to hide their happiness when talking to strangers or government officials.
An interuniversity scientific and practical workshop dedicated to the processing and coding of the projective methods of motivational induction J. Nütten has been held.
On January 20th, a public lecture by a senior research assistant of the laboratory, Ph.D. Anna Fam on the topic "Choice not to choose: escape from responsibility or a mature personal position?"
Home is a part of eveday personal experience, a rarely realised source of personal well-being, support, or exhaustion. The book is the first systematic study of the psychology of the home environment, in which the approaches and theories developed in the sciences of man and environment are compared and analyzed.
On November 8, 2016, within the framework of the seminar "Actual Research and Development in the Field of Education", the head of the laboratory Dmitry Leontiev and the leading research fellow Evgeny Osin made a report "Positive psychology and education".
In August, distinguished psychologist Dmitry Leontiev (left) met with Martin Lynch (right), associate professor, and human development doctoral students Myunghee Lee and Kenneth Leow to discuss current and future research collaborations.
On July 12, 2016 in the main building of Higher School of Economics National Research University an open lecture by professor Andrew James Elliot (University of Ronchester, USA) has taken place.
An open lecture by Kennon Sheldon was held in lecture hall 101 at 20 Myasnitskaya St. Dr. Sheldon is a professor at Missouri University in the USA, and academic advisor at the International Laboratory of Positive Psychology of Personality and Motivation. The topic of the event was: "Knowing what to want: personal goals, self-concordance, and the organismic valuing process"