Notable Finding: Nearly 25 percent of our happiness may be an outcome of our ability to manage stress.


Epstein, R., Aceret, J, Djokic, M., Mei, K., & Giordani, C. (submitted for publication). How stress is best managed: A large-scale international study.

Epstein, R. (2015, July/August). Don't stress about stress: A review of Kelly McGonigal's The Upside of Stress. Scientific American Mind, p. 70.

Epstein, R. (2011, September/October). Fight the frazzled mind. Scientific American Mindpp. 30-35.

Epstein, R. (2000). The big book of stress-relief games. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Epstein, R.  (1999). Stress-management and relaxation activities for trainers. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Recent Presentations

Epstein, R., Giordani, C., & Aries, S. (2021, April). How is stress best managed? A large-scale, international internet study. Paper presented at the 101st annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association.

Epstein, R., & Aceret, J.  (2014, April).  How is stress most effectively managed? A large-scale follow-up study.  Paper presented at the 94th annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, Oregon.

Epstein, R. (2011, April). How best to fight stress: Measuring and ranking relevant competencies. Paper presented at the 91st annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.

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