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Happiness

Lessons from a New Science

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This edition was published in by Penguin Press HC, The

Written in English

320 pages

An illuminating road map—founded on groundbreaking scientific research—pointing the way to a better, happier lifeFrom a distinguished economist and leading figure in the new field of happiness studies comes this revolutionary work addressing the elusive concept of happiness and how we can have more of it. Based on sophisticated, cutting-edge scientific research, Happiness integrates insights gleaned from psychology, neuroscience, sociology, and applied economics to draw surprising conclusions about the true causes of happiness and the means we have to effect it. (Hint: It probably isn't wealth or fame.) BACKCOVER: "Impressive . . . An excellent job of recounting the collective findings of much of this new science."—The Wall Street Journal"His lively new book . . . will not make conventional economists happy, but it should cause all of us to reflect more deeply on what really makes life worth living."—Robert D. Putnam, author of Bowling Alone

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Happiness
2009, Penguin USA, Inc.
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Happiness: Lessons from a New Science
June 27, 2006, Penguin (Non-Classics)
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Happiness: Lessons from a New Science
January 27, 2005, Penguin Press HC, The
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Happiness
March 3, 2005, Allen Lane
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An illuminating road map—founded on groundbreaking scientific research—pointing the way to a better, happier lifeFrom a distinguished economist and leading figure in the new field of happiness studies comes this revolutionary work addressing the elusive concept of happiness and how we can have more of it. Based on sophisticated, cutting-edge scientific research, Happiness integrates insights gleaned from psychology, neuroscience, sociology, and applied economics to draw surprising conclusions about the true causes of happiness and the means we have to effect it. (Hint: It probably isn't wealth or fame.) BACKCOVER: "Impressive . . . An excellent job of recounting the collective findings of much of this new science."—The Wall Street Journal"His lively new book . . . will not make conventional economists happy, but it should cause all of us to reflect more deeply on what really makes life worth living."—Robert D. Putnam, author of Bowling Alone

Happiness

Lessons from a New Science

This edition was published in by Penguin Press HC, The


First Sentence

"There is a paradox at the heart of our lives."

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Library of Congress
BJ1481 .L28 2005

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Number of pages
320
Dimensions
8.3 x 5.8 x 1.2 inches
Weight
1 pounds

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL8875919M
Internet Archive
happinesslessons00laya
ISBN 10
1594200394
ISBN 13
9781594200397
LC Control Number
2004060063
Library Thing
17425
Goodreads
1865153

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