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The Surprising Science of Happiness

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This course explores the concept that individuals can experience true happiness even when things do not go as planned, challenging the belief that happiness is solely dependent on getting what one desires. The course aims to teach learners about the "psychological immune system" that enables people to find happiness despite unfavorable circumstances. The teaching method involves a 21-minute TED Talk by Dan Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness. The intended audience for this course includes individuals interested in psychology, happiness, and personal development.

Syllabus

The surprising science of happiness | Dan Gilbert

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TED

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