Student Psychological Wellbeing

The notion of well-being and happiness has increasingly taken centre stage in our societies over the recent years. As Nobel Prize Economist Daniel Kahneman puts it, “there is a huge wave of interest in happiness among researchers. Children who are in a good state of emotional well-being have higher odds of growing into adults who are happy, confident, and enjoy healthy lifestyles, consequently contributing towards a better society and improving the overall well-being of the population. Different factors can be conducive or detrimental to students’ well-being, and many of these factors are interrelated. I’m particularly interested in collaborating with different actors—schools, teachers, and parents—to improve the effectiveness of different prevention programs and thus enhance children’s and adolescents’ well-being.


2022 The Equality Paradox: Gender Equality Intensifies Male Advantages in Adolescent Subjective Well-Being. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. doi. Preprint version.

2022 School Belonging Predicts Whether an Emerging Adult Will Be Not in Education, Employment, or Training (NEET) After School. Journal of Educational Psychology. doi. Preprint version.

2022 Boarding schools: A longitudinal examination of Australian Indigenous and non-Indigenous boarders’ and non-boarders’ wellbeing. Journal of Educational Psychology. [doi.](DOI: 10.1002/berj.3792) Preprint version.