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The Science of Happiness

By PRI and Greater Good Science Center

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Learn research-tested strategies for a happier, more meaningful life, drawing on the science of compassion, gratitude, mindfulness, and awe. Hosted by award-winning professor Dacher Keltner. Co-produced by PRI and UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center.

Customer Reviews

Dacher and the GGSC are legit

These folks are studying highly underrated and understudied aspects of our human experience. This isn't a polyannish just think happy thoughts mumbo jumbo but high quality science. I'm so excited that this podcast exists and that I'll be able to share this excellent research with my clients. As a psychologist and teacher of mindfulness thank you for your work and dedication!

Wonderful stories, fascinating science

This podcast is a breath of fresh air. It features guests that come from all walks of life and tells their unique stories in ways that feel earnest and deeply human. I am thankful for every new episode that bubbles to the top of my playlist.

Closer to Happiness with Each Listen

The practice each episode explores is extremely intersting and insighful. But my favorite part of the podcast are the personal stories. I feel more connected to the "Happiness Guinea Pig" and more willing to try the practice.