Summary of What Makes a Good Life?

Looking for the video?
We have the summary! Get the key insights in just 5 minutes.

What Makes a Good Life?  summary
Start getting smarter:
or see our plans

Rating

8 Overall

8 Applicability

9 Innovation

7 Style

Recommendation

Wealth, success and fame may seem attractive, but strong, supportive relationships are the keys to a happy and healthy life. Robert Waldinger, the current director of a 75-year Harvard Study of Adult Development, provides evidence to support this conventional wisdom and shares three revelations about true happiness. If affluence and fame are your main drivers, getAbstract suggests this talk may point you in a new direction.

In this summary, you will learn

  • What findings Harvard University’s Study of Adult Development discovered,
  • How the researchers conducted the study and
  • What three important lessons about lifelong happiness the study revealed.
 

About the Speaker

Robert Waldinger is a clinical professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and the director of the Harvard Study of Adult Development.

 

Summary

In a recent survey of millennials, 80% claimed a major life goal was “to get rich,” while 50% stated their desire “to become famous.” But do these factors actually deliver on the promise of a good life?

Get the key points from this video in 10 minutes.

For you

Find the right subscription plan for you.

For your company

We help you build a culture of continuous learning.

 or log in

Comment on this summary

More on this topic

Customers who read this summary also read

More by category