Jonathan Haidt, a professor of social psychology at the University of Virginia and one of the forefront figures in modern happiness research, has taken the best of ancient wisdom, modern neuroscience, moral reasoning, philosophy and religion, and distilled it into a few key ideas.
Are we wrong?
In The Happiness Hypothesis, psychologist Jonathan Haidt exposes traditional wisdom to the scrutiny of modern science, delivering startling insights.
Jonathan Haidt is an Associate Professor at the University of Virginia and co-editor of “Flourishing: Positive Psychology and the Life Well-Lived”. His “Happiness Hypothesis” is an assessment of factors contributing to happiness. The assessment is properly based on ancient wisdom and modern psychology and is a plea for a balanced approach to avoid jumping to conclusions. The book is interesting for readers who want to know more about happiness and happiness-research.