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Aalto Systems Forum: Positivity

A Landmark Event at Aalto University

Monday 21.6.2010 at 14.15-16.00

Hall A, The main building of the Aalto University School of Science and Technology, Otakaari 1, Espoo.
Location and public transport of the main building:
http://www.tkk.fi/en/about_tkk/contact/how_do_i_get_to_otaniemi/.

The event is organized by the Systems Intelligence Research Group of Aalto University.

A video record of the event and the presentation slides are available.
Pictures about the event.

Program:

How Positive Emotions Work, and Why
Prof. Barbara L. Fredrickson
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

Discussion
Prof. Barbara Fredrickson and Prof. Esa Saarinen

Background:

Prof. Barbara Fredrickson is a leading scholar within positive psychology and affective science. Her research centers on positive emotions and human flourishing. Her groundbreaking work has been recognized with numerous honors, including, the 2000 American Psychological Association's Templeton Prize in Positive Psychology. Prof. Fredrickson's widely acclaimed book Positivity is an accessible written synthesis of her own research and the science of the positive.

Prof. Fredrickson's home page:
http://www.unc.edu/peplab/barb_fredrickson_page.html
Prof. Fredrickson's book Positivity:
http://www.positivityratio.com

Prof. Fredrickson is in Finland as the guest of the Systems Intelligence Research Group of Aalto University.

The home page of the Systems Intelligence Research Group:
http://www.systemsintelligence.tkk.fi
Raimo P. Hämäläinen and Esa Saarinen, eds:
Essays on Systems Intelligence (2010):
http://www.systemsintelligence.tkk.fi/SI2010.html
Prof. Saarinen's Aalto University lecture videos (in Finnish):
http://ecmedia.hut.fi/esa

Enrolment:

The event is free of charge and open for all who are interested. The event will be held in English, and all the participants will get the latest book of systems intelligence, Essays on Systems Intelligence.

Inquiries: Jaakko Korhonen, jaakko.korhonen@tkk.fi.