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Washington, DC Chapter Event

All Attendees:FREE

DC Chapter Ted Talk Tuesday - The Surprising Science of Happiness - Dan Gilbert

Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Time:
7:00-8:15 p.m. EST
Location: Online
This event is SOLD OUT!
Contact: Emily Barrosse
Phone: (267) 243 9673
Email: egbarrosse@gmail.com

Dan Gilbert, author of "Stumbling on Happiness," challenges the idea that we'll be miserable if we don't get what we want. Our "psychological immune system" lets us feel truly happy even when things don't go as planned.
H believes that, in our ardent, lifelong pursuit of happiness, most of us have the wrong map. In the same way that optical illusions fool our eyes -- and fool everyone's eyes in the same way -- Gilbert argues that our brains systematically misjudge what will make us happy. And these quirks in our cognition make humans very poor predictors of our own bliss.

A DC Chapter TTN Event.