The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos

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The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos

5.0/5

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You might think you know what it takes to lead a happier life… more money, a better job, or Instagram-worthy vacations. You’re dead wrong. Yale professor Dr. Laurie Santos has studied the science of happiness and found that many of us do the exact opposite of what will truly make our lives better. Based on the psychology course she teaches at Yale -- the most popular class in the university’s 300-year history -- Laurie will take you through the latest scientific research and share some surprising and inspiring stories that will change the way you think about happiness. iHeart...


Critic Reviews

Score: 5

Alice Florence Orr • PodcastReview.org Apr 7, 2020

"Dr. Santos knows how to make a compelling speech. She presents a comprehensive tool kit in a format that will appeal to those resistant to other forms of “New Age” thinking, making concepts like meditation accessible to those who need it most."

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Score: 5

Jonathan Fisher • The Guardian Apr 3, 2020

"Santos brings the same energy into her podcast, The Happiness Lab, unpacking myths and truisms about happiness and exploring either how they work, or why they’re wrong. Accessible and methodical, they’re an oasis of calm in a very loud period."

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Score: 5

Fiona Sturges • Financial Times Sep 21, 2019

"Santos is the voice of sanity, not to mention scrupulous research. In showing how our understanding and expectations around happiness are often wrong, the programme expertly blends scientific research with human stories...Santos is a warm yet authoritative host who shows us the contradictions in our psychological impulses."

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