Doctoral Candidate, Social/Personality Psychology, University of California, Riverside
Lisa C Walsh is a PhD student in Social/Personality Psychology at the University of California, Riverside. She received her B S from the University of Southern California and formerly worked at Universal Music Group, the world’s largest music company, for 7 years. Her doctoral research focuses on positive activity interventions (such as expressing gratitude and performing acts of kindness) and their impact on human happiness. Some of her recent studies explore how technology impacts well-being, the biological effects of performing kind acts, engaging in flow activities while awaiting uncertain news, and more. Her research (with Dr. Sonja Lyubomirsky) on sharing gratitude within dynamic social networks was recently awarded a grant from the John Templeton Foundation.