website statistics

The Happiness Hypothesis: Putting Ancient Wisdom to the Test of Modern Scie…



Every culture rests on a bedrock of folk wisdom handed down through generations. The pronouncements of philosophers are homespun by our grandmothers, and find their way into our common sense: what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. Do unto others as you would have done unto you., Happiness comes from within. But are these ‘truths’ really true? Today we all seem to prefer to cling to the notion that a little bit more money, love or success will make us truly happy. Are we wrong?In The Happiness Hypothesis, psychologist Jonathan…

The Happiness Hypothesis

Pub Date : 2015-06-18 | Author : Jonathan Haidt | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781448166688
ISBN 13 : 1448166683

Every culture rests on a bedrock of folk wisdom handed down through generations. The pronouncements of philosophers are homespun by our grandmothers, and find their way into our co..

Can T We All Disagree More Constructively

Pub Date : 2016-10-04 | Author : Jonathan Haidt | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780525433781
ISBN 13 : 0525433783

As America descends deeper into polarization and paralysis, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt has done the seemingly impossible—he has explained the origins of morality, politic..

Meaning In Life And Why It Matters

Pub Date : 2010-03-01 | Author : Susan Wolf | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 1400834597
ISBN 13 : 9781400834594

Most people, including philosophers, tend to classify human motives as falling into one of two categories: the egoistic or the altruistic, the self-interested or the moral. Accordi..

New Frontiers In Social Neuroscience

Pub Date : 2013-12-11 | Author : Jean Decety | Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN 10 : 9783319029047
ISBN 13 : 3319029045

Traditionally, neuroscience has considered the nervous system as an isolated entity and largely ignored influences of the social environments in which humans and many animal specie..

Brain Facts

Pub Date : 2012-09-01 | Author : - | Publisher : Society for Neuroscience

ISBN 10 :
ISBN 13 :

Brain Facts is a primer on the brain and nervous system, published by the Society for Neuroscience. Brain Facts is a valuable resource for educators, students, and anyone interesti..

Flourishing

Pub Date : 2003 | Author : Corey L. M. Keyes | Publisher : Amer Psychological Assn

ISBN 10 : 1557989303
ISBN 13 : 9781557989307

Psychology has made great strides in understanding mental illness, but how much has it learned about mental health? When people want to reflect upon the good life and how to live i..

The Grand Design

Pub Date : 2010-09-07 | Author : Stephen Hawking | Publisher : Bantam

ISBN 10 : 9780553907070
ISBN 13 : 0553907077

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER When and how did the universe begin? Why are we here? What is the nature of reality? Is the apparent “grand design” of our universe evidence of a b..

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *