Sobre o conteúdo
In this course you will engage in a series of challenges designed to increase your own happiness and build more productive habits. As preparation for these tasks, Professor Laurie Santos reveals misconceptions about happiness, annoying features of the mind that lead us to think the way we do, and the research that can help us change. You will ultimately be prepared to successfully incorporate a specific wellness activity into your life.
Programa de estudos
WEEK 1: Introduction
Why take this course?
WEEK 2: Misconceptions About Happiness
What do we think will make us happy?
WEEK 3: Why Our Expectations are so Bad
Why do we mispredict what makes us happy?
WEEK 4: How Can We Overcome Our Biases
How we counteract our annoying features of the mind?
WEEK 5: Stuff that Really Makes Us Happy
What can we do to improve our happiness?
WEEK 6: Putting Strategies into Practice
How can we intentionally put these strategies into practice and build healthier habits?
WEEK 7: Start Your Final Rewirement Challenge
What rewirement will you commit to for the next 4 weeks?
WEEK 8: Continue Your Rewirement Challenge
How can you rely on others to help you change your behaviors?
WEEK 9: Continue Your Rewirement Challenge
How can you design your environment to help you change your behaviors?
WEEK 10: Submit Your Final Assignment
What mindset can you have to appreciate your progress so far and continue your progress beyond the course?
Professor - Yale University
Dr. Laurie Santos is Chandrika and Ranjan Tandon Professor of Psychology and Head of Silliman College at Yale University. Professor and podcast host Dr. Laurie Santos is an expert on the cognitive biases that impede happiness. Her Yale course, “Psychology and the Good Life,” teaches students what the science of psychology says about how to make wiser choices and live a life that’s happier and more fulfilling. The class is Yale’s most popular course in over 300 years. Dr. Santos has been featured in numerous news outlets including the New York Times, NBC Nightly News, The Today Show, CBS This Morning, NPR, GQ Magazine, Slate, CNN and O, The Oprah Magazine. Dr. Santos is a winner of numerous awards both for her science and teaching from institutions such as Yale and the American Psychological Association. She has been featured as one of Popular Science’s “Brilliant 10” young minds and was named TIME’s “Leading Campus Celebrity.” Dr. Laurie Santos is the podcast host for The Happiness Lab, which launched in 2019 has over 90+ million downloads.
Criador do conteúdo
A Coursera é uma empresa digital que oferece um curso on-line massivo e aberto, fundado pelos professores de computação Andrew Ng e Daphne Koller Stanford University, localizado em Mountain View, Califórnia.
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