Reading. Writing. Happiness? A new online course offered by the Greater Good Science Center teaches the science behind happiness.
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Positive psychology experts Shawn Achor and Michelle Gielan explain that our preception of happiness may depend largely on how we define it.
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Researchers have found that different types of happiness affect the human genome in dramatically different ways, with potentially big implications for our physical health.
Trace the history of positive psychology, from its start as an abandoned research project to the revolution ignited by a few passionate scientists.
Making your world a happier place.