Abbreviated Three-Item Versions of the Satisfaction with Life Scale and the Harmony in Life Scale Yield as Strong Psychometric Properties as the Original Scales

The SWLS-3 and the HILS-3 can efficiently be used together with one shared instruction, without compromising (and in most aspects even yielding small improvements) the psychometric soundness of the scales.

Sad mood and poor sleep are related to task-unrelated thoughts and experience of diminished cognitive control

This study strengthens the evidence that a sad mood and poor sleep relate to mind wandering.

A daily diary study on maladaptive daydreaming, mind wandering, and sleep disturbances: Examining within-person and between-persons relations

We discuss the implications concerning the differences between maladaptive daydreaming and mind wandering and the possibility of targeting sleep for mind wandering interventions.

Online validation of combined mood induction procedures

We show that combined mood induction procedures can be used in online research to study happy and sad mood.

Mindfulness Based Flourishing Program: A Cross-Cultural Study of Hong Kong Chinese and British Participants

The study provides preliminary evidence for the MBFP’s cross-cultural validity, and strengthens previous claims for its efficacy as a new, accessible alternative for enhancing wellbeing.

Psychometric Properties of the Spontaneous and Deliberate Mind Wandering Scales

In two studies we investigate the psychometric properties of the Spontaneous and Deliberate Mind Wandering Scales.

Semantic measures: Using natural language processing to measure, differentiate, and describe psychological constructs

We develop an approach using open-ended questions in which the responses are analyzed using natural language processing.

The Harmony in Life Scale Complements the Satisfaction with Life Scale: Expanding the Conceptualization of the Cognitive Component of Subjective Well-Being

We developed the Harmony in Life Scale (HILS) emphasizing psychological balance and flexibility in life.

Using Language and Affective Profiles to Investigate Differences between Individuals

We suggest that the use of computerized methods to quantify and analyze text can be an important tool to move the affective profiles model into the era of big text data

Agentic, communal, and spiritual traits are related to the semantic representation of written narratives of positive and negative life events

We used a computational method to quantitatively investigate the relationship between personality and written narratives of life events.