Selected Publications

Reviews of well-being research

Huppert, F. A., & Linley, P. A. (Eds.). (2011). Happiness and well-being (Vols. 1-4). Oxford, UK: Routledge. See work.

Huppert, F. A. (2009). Psychological well-being: Evidence regarding its causes and consequences. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-being, 1(2), 137-164. See work.

Huppert, F. A. (2006). Positive emotions and cognition: developmental, neuroscience and health perspectives. In J. P. Forgas (Ed.), Affect in Social Thinking and Behavior (pp. 235-252). New York, NY: Psychology Press.

Huppert, F. A., Baylis, N., & Keverne, B. (Eds.). (2005). The Science of Well-being. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. See work.

Population approaches to well-being

Huppert, F. A. (2009). A new approach to reducing disorder and improving well-being. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 4(1), 108-111. See work.

Huppert, F. A. (2004). A population approach to positive psychology: The potential for population interventions to promote well-being and prevent disorder. In P. A. Linley & S. Joseph (Eds.), Positive Psychology in Practice (pp.693-709). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

Life course determinants of well-being

Richards, M., & Huppert, F. A. (2011). Do positive children become positive adults? Evidence from a longitudinal birth cohort study. Journal of Positive Psychology, 6(1), 75-87. See work.

Huppert, F. A., Abbott, R. A., Ploubidis, G. B., Richards, M., & Kuh, D. (2010). Parental practices predict psychological well-being in midlife: Life course associations among women in the 1946 British birth cohort. Psychological Medicine, 40, 1507-1518. See work.

Abbott, R. A., Ploubidis, G. B., Croudace, T. J., Kuh, D., Wadsworth, M. E. J., & Huppert, F. A. (2008). The relationship between early personality and midlife psychological well-being: Evidence from a UK birth cohort study. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 43(9), 679-687. See work.

Factors associated with well-being

Plagnol, A. C., & Huppert, F. A. (2010). Happy to help? Exploring the factors associated with variations in rates of volunteering across Europe. Social Indicators Research, 97, 157-176. See work.

So, T. T. C. (2010). In Praise of Praise. In S. Maymin & K. Britton (Eds.), Gratitude: How to appreciate life's gifts (pp. 71-76). San Luis Obispo, CA: CreateSpace Publishing. See work.

So, T. T. C. (2009). A resilience model. In S. Maymin & K. Britton (Eds.), Resilience: Growth in adversity (pp. 49-56). San Luis Obispo, CA: CreateSpace Publishing. See work.

Measuring well-being

Huppert, F. A., Marks, N., Clark, A., Siegrist, J., Stutzer, A., Vitters, J. & Wahrendorf, M. (2009). Measuring well-being across Europe: Description of the ESS Well-being Module and preliminary findings. Social Indicators Research, 91(3), 301-315. See work.

Abbott, R. A., Ploubidis, G. B., Huppert, F. A., Kuh, D. & Croudace, T. J. (2009). An evaluation of the precision of measurement of Ryff's Psychological Well-being scales in a population sample. Social Indicators Research, 97(3), 357-373. See work.

Interventions to improve well-being

Huppert, F. A., & Johnson, D. M. (2010). A controlled trial of mindfulness training in schools: The importance of practice for an impact on well-being. Journal of Positive Psychology, 5(4), 264-274. See work.

Ramachandra, P., Booth, S., Pieters, T., Kalliopi, V., & Huppert, F. A. (2009). A brief self-administered psychological intervention to improve well-being in patients with cancer: Results from a feasibility study. Psycho-Oncology, 18 , 1323-1326. See work.

Schneider, A., & Huppert, F.A. (2009). Review of the mental and physical health benefits of mindfulness-based interventions. Report for UK Department of Health, Mental Health Policy, May 2009.

Goldenberg, L., & Huppert, F. A. (2009). Review of the mental and physical health benefits of positive psychology interventions. Report for UK Department of Health, Mental Health Policy, May 2009.

Education and well-being

McLaughlin, C. (2010). Relational matters: A review of the impact of school experience on mental health in early adolescence. Educational and Child Psychology, 27(1), 95-107. See work.

McLaughlin, C. (2008). Emotional well-Being and its relationship to schools and classrooms: A critical reflection. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 36(4), 353-366. See work.

Nuffield Foundation. (2009). Time trends in adolescent well-being. Changing adolescents programme briefing paper, Update December 2009. See work.

Work and well-being

So, T. T. C., West, M. A., & Dawson, J. F. (2011). Team-based working and employee well-being: A cross-cultural comparison of United Kingdom and Hong Kong health services. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 20(3), 305-325. See work.

Ciachetti, C., & So, T. T. C. (2009). Positve Organizational Behavior (POB) in managerial decision making. Ticonzero, 96, 1-7. See work.

So, T. T. C. (under review). The importance of followership in leadership process and organizational wellbeing. Journal of Applied Psychology.

Well-being through better design

Tenneti, R., Johnson, D., Goldenberg, L., Parker, R. A., & Huppert, F. A. (under review). Towards a capabilities database to inform inclusive design: experimental investigation of effective survey-based predictors of human-product interaction.

Johnson, D. M., Clarkson, P. J. & Huppert, F. A. (2010). Capability measurement for inclusive design. Journal of Engineering Design, 21(2-3), 275-288. See work.

Clarkson, J., Coleman, R., Keates, S., & Lebbon, C. (Eds.). (2003). Inclusive design: Design for the whole population. London, UK: Springer Verlag. See work.

Huppert, F. A. (2003). Designing for older users. In J. Clarkson, R. Coleman, S. Keates, & C. Lebbon (Eds.), Inclusive design: Design for the whole population (pp. 30-49). London, UK: Springer Verlag.See work.

Well-being and public policy

Huppert, F. A., & Willoughby, A. (2010). The Big Flourishing Society. Government briefing document, September 2010.

Huppert, F. A. (2010). Happiness breeds prosperity. [Review of the book The politics of happiness: What government can learn from the new research on well-being, by D. Bok]. Nature, 464, 1275-1276. See work.


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