Todd Kashdan


Todd Kashdan.Todd Kashdan, an associate professor in the department of psychology at George Mason University, and author of the best-seller Curious? was interviewed for BookCast by Fairfax County Public Library Director Sam Clay. BookCast is sponsored by Dominion Resources through the Fairfax Library Foundation.

Todd Kashdan, the author of Curious? has been active in the positive psychology movement since 2000, when he taught one of the first college courses on the science of happiness. He currently teaches courses on abnormal psychology, mood and anxiety disorders, and the science of well-being. He is the associate editor of the Journal of Positive Psychology as well as the Journal of Personality.

His research has been featured in several popular media outlets including a feature article in the New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, CBS, PBS, National Public Radio, Oprah Magazine, “The Huffington Post,” “The Tavis Smiley Show,” “The Montel Williams Show,” and Reader’s Digest, among others.

Journeys of Discovery (cover story Washington Post Education Review, Nov. 1, 2009)

"This Column Will Change Your Life: A Curious Mind is an Active Mind," The Guardian May 30, 2009

Todd Kashdan's Web site


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