One of the benefits that people derive from connecting with each other through creative experiences is happiness.
Since our team includes a couple of research enthusiasts, it makes us happy to encounter studies that explore some of the same questions and — spoiler alert — land on similar findings.
So today's moment of (research) joy is brought to you by The New Bedford Wellness Initiative's talk on the Science of Happiness with nationally recognized Yale University Professor Laurie Santos.
Hop on the Happiness Bandwagon
Like most smart people, the wisdom of Dr. Santos cannot be contained to a simple video and her research and reputation are enjoying some well-deserved recognition across the World Wide Web. Wanna learn more?
Check out a recent interview with Ira Flatow for Science Friday
Read up on how Dr. Santos's class is the most popular course offered at Yale
Take the class online at Coursera
Check out our case studies about how organizations across the country are helping people connect through creative experiences. And explore how some arts organizations are helping strangers find new friends through mobile apps and IRL.
Banner image by Amanda L. Smith courtesy of Eugene Symphony.