The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos

The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos

Pushkin Industries

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. iHeartMedia is the exclusive podcast partner of Pushkin Industries.

Categories: Society & Culture

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“Is social media bad for our brains?” asks Dr. Sanjay Gupta of CNN’s Chasing Life. Dr. Gupta, CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent talks about social media and how, while it can be a place for community and entertainment, it can also be harmful for our mental health. He speaks to social media researcher Prof. Dar Meshi about what social media is doing to our brains, and why we need to set healthy boundaries around our social media use. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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    Thu, 12 May 2022
  • 93 - The Happiness Lab Presents: Miracle and Wonder: Conversations with Paul Simon 
    Mon, 22 Nov 2021
  • 92 - An 80s nostalgia-fest with Molly Ringwald and Rob Lowe 
    Mon, 25 Oct 2021
  • 91 - Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Connection Through Community 
    Tue, 01 Mar 2022
  • 90 - Burnout and How to Avoid It 
    Mon, 21 Feb 2022
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