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Professor Shelley Taylor FBA

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About this Fellow

The effect of psychological (e.g., optimism, mastery) and social (e.g., social support) resources on biological functioning and health outcomes



Current post

  • Distinguished Professor of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles

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