recent news:

Human language reveals a universal positivity bias

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 2015

According to the Words, the News Is Actually Good

New York Times. Feb 23, 2015

Measuring population level happiness in real-time


man pictured above:

flint professor of mathematical, natural & technical sciences

co-director: computational story lab

associate professor: department of mathematics & statistics

associate director: vermont complex systems center

node: mathematics & climate research network

university of vermont