Divination Series Lecture - Happiness: What Your Mother Didn't Tell You
February 20, 2013
Lecture to be held at the Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford St., followed by a reception at the Peabody Museum, 11 Divinity Ave.
Speaker: Daniel Gilbert, Professor, Department of Psychology, Harvard University and bestselling author of Stumbling on Happiness. Most of us think we know what would make us happy and that our only problem is getting it. But research shows that people are not very good at predicting what will make them happy and how long that happiness will last.Daniel Gilbert will explain why, when it comes to finding happiness, we can’t always trust our imaginations. Photo by Rachel Lieff Axelbank.