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ISBN: 0007240740 / ISBN-13: 9780007240746

Stumbling on Happiness

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In this fascinating and often hilarious work, pre-eminent psychologist Daniel Gilbert shows how - and why - the majority of us have no idea how to ... Show synopsis

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  • Stumbling on Happiness (HarperPress) – Trade paperback (2006)
    by Daniel Gilbert

    Stumbling on Happiness
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    Trade paperback, HarperPress
    2006
    352 pages

    ISBN: 0007240740
    ISBN-13: 9780007240746

    In this fascinating and often hilarious work -- winner of the Royal Society of Science Prize 2007 -- pre-eminent psychologist Daniel Gilbert shows how -- and why -- the majority of us have no idea how to make ourselves happy. We all want to be happy, but do we know how? When it comes to improving tomorrow at the expense of today, we're terrible at predicting how to please our future selves. In 'Stumbling on Happiness' Professor Daniel Gilbert combines psychology, neuroscience, economics and philosophy with irrepressible ... Show more

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Overall customer rating: 4.500
Philomena B

How we do happy

by Philomena B on Oct 17, 2011

Interesting ideas on happiness and the human brain. How our thoughts and expectations impact on how we feel. We judge the future based on the present but that is not a good idea and we have no idea how we may feel in the future. Easy to read.

ColinAMeredith

Awesome

by ColinAMeredith on Jul 19, 2007

This book was the best I've read in many months! It was so full of interesting ideas that I have already read it twice, and will probably pick it up in a few months from now to read again!

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