Selected Awards, Grants, & Fellowships
2018 Graduate Student Researcher Award, Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside
2018 Dissertation Year Program Fellowship (2 quarters), University of California, Riverside
2017-2018 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, University of California, Riverside
2014 Chancellor’s Distinguished Fellowship, University of California, Riverside
2014 Society of Behavioral Medicine Meritorious Student Abstract
Fritz, M. M., Armenta, C. N., Walsh, L. C., & Lyubomirsky, S. (in press). Gratitude facilitates healthy eating behavior in adolescents and young adults. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.
Fritz, M. M., & Lyubomirsky, S. (2017). Whither happiness? When, how, and why might positive activities undermine well-being. In J. P. Forgas & R. F. Baumeister (Eds.), The social psychology of living well (pp. 101-115). New York: Psychology Press.
Nelson-Coffey, S. K., Fritz, M. M., Lyubomirsky, S., & Cole, S. W. (2017). Kindness in the blood: The gene regulatory impact of prosocial behavior. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 81, 8-13.
Fritz, M. M., Walsh, L. C., & Lyubomirsky, S. (2017). Staying happier. In M. D. Robinson & M. Eid (Eds.), The happy mind: Cognitive contributions to well-being (pp. 95-114). New York: Springer.
Armenta, C. N., Fritz, M. M., & Lyubomirsky, S. (2017). Functions of positive emotions: Gratitude as a motivator of self-improvement and positive change. Emotion Review, 9, 183-190.
Fritz, M. M., & Lyubomirsky, S. (2018, July 27). When happiness exercises don’t make you happier. Greater Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life.
Fritz, M. M., & Lyubomirsky, S. (2018, March 27). The happiness boomerang effect: When positive activities backfire. Behavioral Scientist.
Fritz, M. M., & Lyubomirsky, S. (2018, March 20). How and why positive activities can make you happier. Behavioral Scientist.
Sun, J., & Fritz, M. M. (2017, August 28). Highlights from the SPSP-funded University of California Well-Being Conference. Character & Context.