Peter Felsman

LIFE Michigan

LIFE Fellow from 2018 to 2019, University of Michigan


Dissertation completed in May 2019

Improvisational Theater for Psychological Health

(Advisors: Joseph A. Himle & Colleen M. Seifert)

Selected Publications

Felsman, P., Gunawarden, S., & Seifert, C. M. (2020). Improv experience promotes divergent thinking, uncertainty tolerance, and affective well-being. Thinking Skills and Creativity, 35, Article 100632.

Felsman, P., Seifert, C. M., & Himle, J. A. (2019). The use of improvisational theater training to reduce social anxiety in adolescents. The Arts in Psychotherapy, 63, 111–117.

Felsman, P., Verduyn, P., Ayduk, O., & Kross, E. (2017). Being present: Focusing on the present predicts improvements in life satisfaction but not happiness. Emotion, 17, 1047–1051.

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