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Positive Affectivity

  • By: Sonja Lyubomirsky & Nancy Sin
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

Conventional wisdom holds that happy people have stronger social relationships than their less happy peers, and empirical research supports this popular belief. In this chapter, we examine how social relationships are influenced by positive affect (PA)—the feelings ...

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