Matthew Killingsworth

Matt Killingsworth, PhD


Matthew Killingsworth studies the nature and causes of human happiness, and is the creator of www.trackyourhappiness.org, a project that uses smartphones to study happiness in real-time during everyday life. Recent research topics have included the relationship between happiness and the content of everyday experiences, the percentage of everyday experiences that are intrinsically valuable, and the degree of congruence between the causes of momentary happiness and of one’s overall satisfaction with life. Matt earned his Ph.D. in psychology at Harvard University. Prior to graduate school, he worked in the software industry as a product manager. Matt received his B.S.E. from Duke University with majors in Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Economics.


EDUCATION & TRAINING

PhD, Psychology, Harvard University

BSE, Biomedical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Economics, Duke University

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CONTACT INFORMATION
Center for Health and Community

University of California at San Francisco

3333 California, Suite 465

Campus Box 0844

San Francisco, CA 94143-0844


Phone: 415-412-0184

Fax: 415-502-1010

E-mail: KillingsworthM@chc.ucsf.edu

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