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Tent Talk with Laurie Santos- Happiness

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Five Senses Festival: Tent

292 Bee Brook Road

Washington, Connecticut 06777

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Recently featured on the cover of New York Magazine as one of the most influential teachers of her day, LAURIE SANTOS teaches the most popular class at YALE UNIVERSITY -- the subject: LIVING A HAPPY LIFE. Laurie will be talking about her work and discussing the most critical question we all face -- how to be happy.


About Dr. Laurie Santos:

Dr. Laurie Santos is Professor of Psychology and Head of Silliman College at Yale University. Dr. Santos is an expert on human cognition and the cognitive biases that impede better choices. Her new course, Psychology and the Good Life, teaches students how the science of psychology can provide important hints about how to make wiser choices and live a life that’s happier and more fulfilling. Her course recently became Yale’s most popular course in over 300 years, with almost one of our four students at Yale enrolled. Her course has been featured in numerous news outlets including the New York Times, NBC Nightly News, The Today Show, GQ Magazine, Slate and O! Magazine. A winner of numerous awards both for her science and teaching, she was recently voted as one of Popular Science Magazine’s “Brilliant 10” young minds, and was named in Time Magazine as a “Leading Campus Celebrity.”

Website: http://caplab.yale.edu

Twiter: : @lauriesantos

Free coursera class: http://www.coursera.org/learn/the-science-of-well-being



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