The topic that we discussed today in class that struck me the most was the idea of the connection between universal health care and happiness. Karen shared an anecdote of her childhood, where she had to “sleep it off” every time she felt sick, because her family didn’t have health…

I presented in class today, and I feel like things went relatively smoothly. Preceding my presentation, Graham and Fernando gave a presentation about the optimal level of happiness and the connection between health and happiness. I was really excited to present after them because they set up so many connections…

I really enjoyed our class discussion on Friday, when we dove into each person’s idea for a potential paper topic. I was particularly engaged in the discussion about social media and whether or not it is good for our happiness. I was even inspired to watch the documentary “The Social…

Today was the first day of class, and I already feel a strong connection to the material. As a psychology major, I see many relations to past courses that I have taken, such as neuroscience or psychology in a cultural context. In addition to academically, I see so many applications…

Emily Katz

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