Psychology and the Good Life feat. Dr. Laurie Santos & hosted by Karen Guggenheim
Brought to you by the WOHASU® Foundation
Many of us are more anxious than usual during COVID-19, so what can we do to reduce stress and live a more flourishing, happier life during this time? This webinar will address this broad question by discussing a set of scientifically-validated strategies that you can use to increase their well-being. In the workshop, Dr. Laurie Santos of Yale University will explore what new results in psychological science teach us about how to be happier, how to feel less stressed, and how to flourish more. The workshop will also allow participants to put these scientific findings into practice during COVID-19 by learning how to build the sorts of habits that promote a happier and more fulfilling life.
Dr. Laurie Santos is Professor of Psychology and Head of Silliman College at Yale University. Dr. Santos is an expert on human cognition and the cognitive biases that impede better choices. Her course, “Psychology and the Good Life”, teaches students how the science of psychology can provide important hints about how to make wiser choices and live a life that’s happier and more fulfilling. It recently became Yale’s most popular course in over 300 years, and has been featured in numerous news outlets including the New York Times, NBC Nightly News, The Today Show, GQ Magazine, Slate and O! Magazine.
A winner of numerous awards both for her science and teaching, she was recently voted as one of Popular Science Magazine’s “Brilliant 10” young minds, and was named in Time Magazine as a “Leading Campus Celebrity”.