Selected Media Coverage of the Life Events Lab
Profiles of Kate Sweeny's Work
American Psychologist Award Profile
NOVA's The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers profile (sample video below)
Newspaper and Magazine
While waiting for test results, worrying may help in the long run. Jan Hoffman, NY Times, Nov 2015.
Here's how to make waiting a little less excruciating. Alice Park, TIME Magazine, Dec 2014.
Lean toward the sunny side, but don’t overdo it. Alina Tugend, NY Times, Sept 2011.
Should you lower your expectations? The weird benefit of aiming lower. Nina Elias, Prevention Magazine, June 2013.
This is only a (medical) test… Julia Edelstein. Real Simple Magazine, July 2014.
The uses and abuses of optimism (and pessimism). Annie Murphy Paul, Psychology Today, Nov 2011.
The part-time optimist: When to hope for the best, when to brace yourself. Jill Coody Smits, Psychology Today, May 2011.
OWN Show videos, Oprah.com: