UC Berkeley Institute of Personality and Social Research



Misery and Pleasure in the Origins of the Study of Happiness

Presenter: Daniel Horowitz, Professor Emeritus, Smith College

Fri, Mar 16, 2018, 1:10 pm to 2:15 pm

5101 Tolman Hall

In December 2017, Oxford University Press published Happier? The History of a Cultural Movement That Aspired to Transform America, by Daniel Horowitz, an emeritus professor from Smith College. Focusing on the period from 1940 to 1970, this talk will cover some of the origins of the study of happiness and then go on to suggest some of the key aspects that shaped the field in the last half century. 

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