60 episodes

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

The Science of Happiness PRI

    • Social Sciences

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

    Why Shared Goals Can Bridge Divides

    Why Shared Goals Can Bridge Divides

    How can people from different groups get on the same page? Our guest, an educator and football coach, tries a strategy for building stronger, more inclusive teams.

    • 18 min
    How To Make Time for Happiness

    How To Make Time for Happiness

    Her New Year's resolution was to have more joyful and fulfilling experiences in her daily life. Our guest tried a practice to help make that happen.

    • 18 min
    How To Get Your Senses Tingling

    How To Get Your Senses Tingling

    There are millions of YouTube channels with people crinkling bubble wrap or whispering about folding laundry. Our guests talks about why autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR) makes her, and many others, feel more calm and happy.

    • 18 min
    How To Be Less Hard on Yourself

    How To Be Less Hard on Yourself

    Do you beat yourself up over every mistake? A high school senior tries to be kinder to himself during an especially stressful time.

    • 20 min
    Happy Again: How to Notice What You're Thankful For (Encore)

    Happy Again: How to Notice What You're Thankful For (Encore)

    Comedian Maz Jobrani tries to be more thankful for the good things in his life by writing them down — and encourages his kids to do the same.

    • 19 min
    Can You Find Wonder in the Ordinary?

    Can You Find Wonder in the Ordinary?

    When was the last time you felt connected to something bigger than yourself? Award-winning cellist Yumi Kendall looks, and listens, for moments of awe.

    • 17 min

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