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Illustration for news: Interregional Symposium "Happiness and subjective well-being: modern approaches"

Interregional Symposium "Happiness and subjective well-being: modern approaches"

The laboratory together with the Kamchatka State University named after Vitus Bering organized the Interregional Symposium "Happiness and subjective well-being: modern approaches".

Illustration for news: ‘Russians May Be Happier Than They Appear, but They Hide It’

‘Russians May Be Happier Than They Appear, but They Hide It’

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.

Workshop on processing methods of motivational induction by J. Nütten

An interuniversity scientific and practical workshop dedicated to the processing and coding of the projective methods of motivational induction J. Nütten has been held.

A Choice Not To Choose

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 as a personal space and a source of well-being: announcement of the book

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.

Positive Psychology and Education

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".

Lab Staff Members at University of Rochester

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. 

Competition and Achievement-relevant Outcomes: A Hierarchical Motivational Analysis

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.

Interregional Conference in Tomsk

At the beginning of july International Laboratory of Positive Psychology of Personality and Motivation together with Tomsk State University held an interregional conference: "Psychology of motivation in modern social contexts".

Knowing What to Want: Personal Goals, Self-Concordance And the Organismic Valuing Process

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"