Emiliana Simon-Thomas

Science Director at University of Berkeley Greater Good Science Center and 1 other organization
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Emiliana R. Simon-Thomas, Ph.D., is the science director of the Greater Good Science Center, where she oversees the GGSC’s fellowship program, is a co-instructor of its Science of Happiness online course, and helps run its Expanding Gratitude project.

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  • There's a perception that happiness, which is often referred to as subjective well-being, or psychological well-being among scientists, is kind of an endowed upon quality or characteristic of our life that we have no control over. There is a possibility that their happiness level can change as a result of effort and practice and exercise.

    2 April 2021
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  • University of Berkeley Greater Good Science Center
    Science Director
  • Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) (http://ccare.stanford.edu)
    Associate Director/Senior Scientist