Robert Biswas-Diener explains the nickname Chris Peterson gave him “The Indiana Jones of Positive Psychology.” Robert’s approach to psychological research is active, he has lived among overlooked populations including the Amish, homeless in CA, sex workers in Calcutta, Masai in Kenya, and Greenlandic hunters. Robert talks about the surprising difference between homeless people living US vs. other nations and the importance of a single protective psychological factor. He talks about his nontraditional education and now teaching style that stem from his appreciation for experience-based learning, fueled by an autonomous genuine drive to learn.

Learn more about Robert Biswas-Diener on http://www.intentionalhappiness.com/ These videos were reviewed in his useful and interesting newsletter.

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