Have you ever wondered if there’s a secret code to happiness? According to Yale professor Laurie Santos, there is! Dr. Laurie Santos is a Professor of Psychology and Head of Silliman Residential College at Yale University. She also hosts the popular podcast, The Happiness Lab, where people learn to be happy from Dr. Santos’ research and guests.
Dr. Santos also teaches the most popular class at Yale: Psychology and the Good Life. When the course hit campus in 2018 registration skyrocketed: the New York Times reports that 1,200 students signed up, causing the course to be moved to one of Yale’s concert venues to allow room for everyone. It turns out that even undergraduates at one of the most elite colleges in the nation want to learn to be happier!
If you’re finding yourself with some extra hours at home, Dr. Santos has adapted her class for online learners at Coursera. And it’s free! Over 1.6 million people are enrolled, so it’s safe to say that most of us are interested in finding some extra happiness! Wondering what to expect from the course? Business Insider contributor Mara Leighton took the course and has provided a great review of the experience.
Are you ready learn to be happy? Go here to sign up for Dr. Santos course or check out her podcast!