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Happiness.
Myers, D. G. (2015).  Excerpted from Psychology, 11th edition. New York: Worth Publishers.

Suggestions for a happier life.

Synopsis of the positive psychology movement. Myers, D. G. (2018). Excerpted from Psychology, 12th edition. New York: Worth Publishers.  

The ten commandments of happiness. Myers, D. G. (2010) In L. Bormans (Ed.), The world book of happiness. Tielt, Belgium: Lannoo Uitgeverij.

Will money buy happiness? Myers, D. G. (2008). In S. Lopez (Ed.), Positive psychology: Exploring the best in people. Vol. 4: Pursuing human flourishing. New York: Greenwood, pp. 37-56.

Comment on Goodbye justice, hello happiness: Welcoming positive psychology to the law. Myers, D. G. (2005). Deakin Law Review 27, 10(1).

Survival instincts beat the desire to be happy: The David Myers interview.  (2005, January 10). Outlook, p. 58.  (National news magazine of India.)

The secret to happiness. Myers, D. G. (Summer, 2004.) Yes!. pp. 13-16.

Feeling good about Fredrickson's positive emotions. Myers, D. G. (2000, March 7). Prevention & Treatment, 3.

Wealth, well-being, and the new American dream. Myers, D. G. (2000).  Center for the New American Dream. 

The disconnect between wealth and well-being: It's not the economy, stupid. Myers, D. G. (2000). The Edge World Question Center.

Wealth and well-being. Myers, D. G. (2000). In Stannard, R. (Ed.), God for the 21st Century. Radnor, PA: Templeton Foundation Press.

The funds, friends, and faith of happy people. Myers, D. G. (2000). American Psychologist, 55, 56-67.

Hope and happiness. Myers, D. G. (2000). In Gillham, J. (Ed.), Dimensions of optimism and hope. Radnor, PA: Templeton Foundation Press.

Does economic growth improve human morale? Myers, D. G. (1997) Enough! 1, 1-3. 

The pursuit of happiness. Myers, D. G. (1999, January/February). Horizons, pp. 9-11.

Close relationships and quality of life. Myers, D. G. (1999). In D. Kahneman, E. Diener, & N. Schwarz,  (Eds.), Well-Being: The foundations of hedonic psychology. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.  

La poursuite scientifique du bonheur. Myers, D. G., & Diener, E. (1997). Revue Quebecoise de Psychologie, 18 (2), 13-28.

The science of happiness. Myers, D. G., & Diener, E. (1997, September-October). The Futurist, pp. 1-7 (insert). Reprinted in Current, November, 1997, pp. 3-7. 

The new scientific pursuit of happiness. Myers, D. G., & Diener, E. (1997, August). Harvard Mental Health Letter, 4 (2), 4-7. 

The pursuit of happiness. Myers, D. G., & Diener, E. (1996, May). Scientific American, pp. 54-56.

Who is happy? Myers, D. G., & Diener, E. (1995). Psychological Science, 6, 10-19. (reprinted in Annual Editions: Social Psychology 97/98; digested in Frontier Issues in Economic Thought: Vol. 3, Human Well-Being and Economic Goals, N. Goodwin, Ed.).

Money won't buy you happiness. Myers, D. G. (1995, October). The Addiction Letter.

Interview on happiness. Myers, D. G. (1994, July/August). Psychology Today, pp. 35-37.

An attitude of gratitude. Myers, D. G. (1993, November 22). The Banner, pp. 14-15.

Pursuing happiness: Where to look, where not to look. Myers, D. G. (1993, July/August). Psychology Today, pp. 32-35, 66-67.

The four traits of happy people. Myers, D. G. (1993, February). Possibilities, pp. 22-25.

Who's happy? Who's not? Myers, D. G. (1992, November 23). Christianity Today, pp. 23-26. 

Here's how to get much more satisfaction at work . . . and play. Myers, D. G. (1992, October 15). Bottom Line: Personal, pp. 9-10. Reprinted in Health Confidential, February, 1993, pp. 5-6.

Finding happiness. Myers, D. G. (1992, September). Church Herald, pp. 32-34.

Older, wiser, and happier? Myers, D. G. (1992, Fall). A Better Tomorrow, pp. 88-91.

The secrets of happiness. Myers, D. G. (1992, July/August). Psychology Today, pp. 38-45.

Understanding happiness. Myers, D. G. (1992, July 15). Bottom Line: Personal, pp. 9-10.

The pursuit of happiness. Myers, D. G. (1990, March/April). Interview in The Wittenburg Door, pp. 16-21.

Staying up in a down economy. Ludwig, T., & Myers, D. G. (1982-1983, Winter). JD Journal, p. 13.

Lets cut the poortalk. Myers, D. G., & Ludwig, T. (1978, October 24). Saturday Review, pp. 24-25. (Reprinted in several newspapers and magazines.)