Dan Gilbert:
« Pourquoi sommes-nous heureux ? » demande Dan Gilbert.

TED2004 · 21:16 · Filmed Feb 2004
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Dan Gilbert, auteur du livre Stumbling on Happiness (« Et si vous tombiez sur le bonheur » chez Robert Laffont), remet en question la notion que nous devenons misérables lorsque nous n’obtenons pas ce que nous désirons. Notre "système immunitaire psychologique" nous permet de nous sentir véritablement heureux même lorsque les choses ne se déroulent pas comme prévues.

Psychologist; happiness expert
Harvard psychologist Dan Gilbert says our beliefs about what will make us happy are often wrong — a premise he supports with intriguing research, and explains in his accessible and unexpectedly funny book, Stumbling on Happiness. Full bio
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