S. Katherine Nelson

What leads people to live happy and fulfilling lives? How do major life events, such as having children, alter the course of adults' lives and ultimately shape their well-being? These questions are…

Family, Health, & Well-Being Laboratory

Family, Health, & Well-Being Laboratory – What leads people to live happy and fulfilling lives?

How do major life events, such as having children, alter the course of adults’ lives and ultimately shape their well-being?

These questions are the central focus of our research program.

We take a multi-method approach to understanding how simple behaviors and major life changes influence well-being, including randomized interventions, longitudinal studies, daily diary methodology, and cross-sectional surveys.

Isobel Williamson

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