The Science of Happiness

By PRX and Greater Good Science Center

Learn research-tested strategies for a happier, more meaningful life, drawing on the science of compassion, gratitude, mindfulness, and awe. Hosted by award-winning psychologist Dacher Keltner. Co-produced by PRX and UC Berkeley's Greater Good Science Center.

  1. 1.
    Do You Want to Slow Down?
    20:12
  2. 2.
    Can You Mend a Broken Bond?
    21:37
  3. 3.
    100 Good Things
    18:17
  4. 4.
    What Happens When We Play
    21:35
  5. 5.
    How to Not Take People for Granted
    17:19
  6. 6.
    How to Tune Out the Noise
    18:52
  7. 7.
    Don't be Afraid of Your Anger
    18:27
  8. 8.
    How to Enjoy Life More with Michael Pollan
    20:00
  1. 9.
    How to Craft Your Life
    20:01
  2. 10.
    Noticing Nature in the City
    22:04
  3. 11.
    What Humans Can Learn From Trees
    18:17
  4. 12.
    Finding Strength through Gratitude
    19:34
  5. 13.
    Why Love Needs Laughter
    20:00
  6. 14.
    How Music Can Bridge Cultures
    19:09
  7. 15.
    How Music Soothes Us
    18:22
  8. 16.
    David Byrne on How Music Connects Us
    25:47
  9. 17.
    Scheduling Time to Feel Awe(some)
    20:02
  10. 18.
    Why We're Drawn to Nature
    17:15
  11. 19.
    Are You Setting the Right Goals?
    20:56
  12. 20.
    Healing Through Gratitude
    17:03
  13. 21.
    How to Talk with Strangers
    15:47
  14. 22.
    Happy Again: How to Connect When You Must Stay Apart (Encore)
    20:01
  15. 23.
    Are You Listening to Your Elders?
    22:01
  16. 24.
    How to Make Better Decisions
    18:07
  17. 25.
    How to Give Up a Grudge
    16:42
  18. 26.
    Why Voting Connects Us
    17:19
  19. 27.
    How to Ride With the Pain
    19:49
  20. 28.
    If You Want to Be More Productive, Cut Yourself Some Slack
    13:55
  21. 29.
    A Cure for Loneliness
    18:31
  22. 30.
    24 Hours of Kindness
    19:53
  23. 31.
    How to Switch Off Your Critics
    21:24
  24. 32.
    How to Reconnect with Your Partner
    20:01
  25. 33.
    Do You Want to Be More Patient?
    21:29
  26. 34.
    How to Love People You Don't Like
    23:36
  27. 35.
    What's Your "Why" in Life?
    23:57
  28. 36.
    From Othering to Belonging
    26:05
  29. 37.
    Taking Small Steps Toward Big Goals
    16:15
  30. 38.
    How to Connect When You Must Stay Apart
    20:29
  31. 39.
    Give Yourself a Break
    20:23
  32. 40.
    Helping Kids Think About the Good
    20:06
  33. 41.
    Remembering to Breathe
    16:01
  34. 42.
    Staying Close While Physical Distancing
    17:15
  35. 43.
    Who Would You Be Without Them?
    17:38
  36. 44.
    Step Away from Anxiety
    21:18
  37. 45.
    Who Is Your Rock?
    18:53
  38. 46.
    What Does It Take To Really Listen To Someone?
    17:32
  39. 47.
    Why Shared Goals Can Bridge Divides
    18:27
  40. 48.
    How To Make Time for Happiness
    18:41
  41. 49.
    How To Get Your Senses Tingling
    18:30
  42. 50.
    How To Be Less Hard on Yourself
    21:03

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