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Online Articles:

Happiness.  Myers, D. G. (2013).  Excerpted from Psychology, 10th edition. New York: Worth Publishers.

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

Suggestions for a happier life.

Synopsis of the positive psychology movement (from Myers' Psychology, 10th edition).  

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.

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

Other articles and book chapters:

Hello community, hello happiness:  Comments on Bagaric and McConvill. Myers, D. G. (2005).  Deakin Law Review (in press).

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

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.

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 Kahneman, D., Diener, E., & Schwarz, N. (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. (PDF) Myers, D. G., & Diener, E. (1996, May). Scientific American, pp. 54-56.

Who is happy? (PDF) 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, ed. Neva Goodwin).

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. Myers, D. G. (1993, July/August). Psychology Today, pp. 32-35, 66-67.

The pursuit of happiness. 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 Door, pp. 16-21.

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

Let's cut the poortalk. Myers, D. G., & Ludwig, T. (1978, October 24). Saturday Review, pp. 24-25. (Reprinted in several newspapers and magazines.)