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 & health 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