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Contributors:

Professor Barry Schwartz

Dorwin Cartright Professor of Social Theory and Social Action at Swarthmore College in the USA. Author of several books including the latest best-seller The
Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less
.
01: The Mistaken Belief that More Choice is Good for Us (3'08)

02: Origins of Schwartz's work on choice & the Epidemic of Choice in Consumer Societies (3'38)

03: How Choice Undermines Well-Being (7'07)

04: Constraining Relationships Increase Well-Being (1'23)

Richard Eckersley

Visiting Fellow at the National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health at the Australian National University. Author of various articles and Well & Good: Morality, Meaning and Happiness.
05: Materialistic Values, Well-being and Life Satisfaction (1'59)

Professor Felicia Huppert

Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Cambridge. One of the early leaders of Positive Psychology in the UK and Co-ordinator of the European Network for Positive Psychology. Co-editor of The Science of Well-Being.
06: Factors Involved in an Individual's Well-being (5'28)

07: Setting Positive Goals (1'57)

Professor Jenny Crocker

Research Professor at the Research Center for Group Dynamics and a Professor Psychology at the University of Michigan. Principal Investigator at the Contingencies of Self-Esteem laboratory. Co-author of the article The Costly Pursuit of Self-Esteem.
08: Ego-system vs eco-system goals (6'38)

09: Effects of ego/eco system goals on well-being (9'04)