FDU Magazine asked psychology professor Charles Schaefer, who specializes in clinical child psychology and positive psychology, to offer his thoughts on some of the more enjoyable aspects of life. His reflections on laughter, play and love appear here. Click the words to the right to find out what he had to say.

By Charles Schaefer

hile the positive qualities of laughter, play and love do not receive much media attention, they really do make a difference in a life well lived. One of the most exciting and rewarding activities I do as a psychologist is research, teach and write about the full spectrum of human strengths and positive activities. The field of positive psychology is like a new continent that has been discovered but is not yet fully explored. I invite you to join me on the voyage exploring the nature and nurture of the best things in life.       more ...

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