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Weekly Thoughts: Hamburgers, Frisbees, and Happiness

Here is something that caught our eye this week: Hamburgers, Frisbees, and Happiness We recently learned about a 'Happiness Course' offered at Yale University.  Started by professor of psychology Laurie Santos and technically called “Psychology and the Good Life,” the twice-weekly lecture series has received widespread press because of its incredible popularity: 1,200 students have enrolled, making it the largest class in Yale’s 317-year history by a wide margin.  A free version of the Happy Class on Coursera saw participation from more than 91,000 people spanning 168 countries within two months of its launch. Obviously, this has struck a chord. The course covers research on the field

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