Yale University

The Science of Well-Being

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Laurie Santos

Instructor: Laurie Santos

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19 hours to complete
3 weeks at 6 hours a week
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There are 10 modules in this course

Why take this course?

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4 videos11 readings2 plugins

What do we think will make us happy?

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7 videos3 readings1 quiz

Why do we mispredict what makes us happy?

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8 videos3 readings1 quiz

How we counteract our annoying features of the mind?

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7 videos3 readings1 quiz

What can we do to improve our happiness?

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11 videos3 readings1 quiz

How can we intentionally put these strategies into practice and build healthier habits?

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5 videos3 readings1 quiz

What rewirement will you commit to for the next 4 weeks?

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1 video3 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

How can you rely on others to help you change your behaviors?

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1 video2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

How can you design your environment to help you change your behaviors?

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1 video2 readings1 quiz1 discussion prompt

What mindset can you have to appreciate your progress so far and continue your progress beyond the course?

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4 videos6 readings1 peer review1 discussion prompt2 plugins


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