REGULAR_ModelBehaviorLEADWRAP-225x300My research lies at the intersection of social psychology and  affective science with the overarching goal to understand the psychological processes that underlie flourishing (e.g., compassion, mindfulness, moral decision-making, self-regulation, and supportive social relationships). In particular, I am interested in the role played by prosocial emotions and meditation practice in shaping social behaviors (e.g., helping, forgiveness, relationship formation) and health-related outcomes (e.g., cardiovascular recovery from stress).