Post-show happy links (actually, more like, during-show links…)
Thanks so much to Jennifer Michael Hecht for a great interview. You can peruse her website here.
Lecture by Richard Layard from the London School of Economics (he was mentioned in Shermer’s piece above)
60 Minutes piece on the happy Danes (featuring an interview w/ one of the authors of the above study)
Author of Stumbling on Happiness Daniel Gilbert at TED talking about natural vs. synthesized happiness (why people mistakenly assume the former is more valid than the latter)
Explaining Happiness from Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
Update: you can listen to this episode online here.