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The growing field of positive psychology

The Canadian Positive Psychology Association is holding its very first conference in Toronto.

Positive psychology is a new branch of psychology that investigates what makes people happy - and how we can lead more satisfying lives.

Yesterday morning, Robert Vallerand gave the keynote address at the conference.

He's a leading expert in the field. He's also president of the International Positive Psychology Association.

Robert Vallerand is based here at the Université du Québec à Montréal. Elizabeth spoke to him on the line from Toronto.

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