Psychologist Dan Gilbert offers scientific proof that happiness can come from within – though from the brain, not the heart. getAbstract suggests his energetic lecture to those worrying about their careers, goals and other choices. As Gilbert assures, you can be content with any outcome, desired or not, because of your ability to synthesize happiness.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why happiness doesn’t demand getting what you want,
- Why people misjudge the pleasure they’ll gain or lose from future events, and
- How your “psychological immune system” ensures your contentment.
About the Speaker
Harvard psychologist Dan Gilbert is the author of Stumbling on Happiness.
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1 year agothe video is much more interesting than summary
1 year agoThank you for sharing your thoughts, Инна Байдикова. Dan Gilbert is indeed an exceptional speaker. getAbstract aims to produce concise, accurate and interesting content, so we value your feedback.
Brook Taylor (editor at getAbstract)