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Sobre o curso

What are the determinants of a happy and fulfilling life? This is surely one of life’s biggest questions, and a question that has interested many of our ancestors. Buddha famously gave up his kingdom in search of happiness. Several Greek philosophers (from Aristotle to Epicurus and Plato to Socrates) had their own views on what it takes to be happy. And of course, we all have our own theories about happiness too. How valid are our theories? Until recently, if you wished for an answer to this question, you would've been forced to base it on discussions with spiritual leaders. Or, if you were lucky, you could've based it on late-night (and perhaps intoxicant-fueled) conversations with friends and family. Happily, all that has changed now. Over the past decade-and-a-half, scientists have gotten into the act big time. We now have a pretty good idea of what it takes to lead a happy and fulfilling life. This course, based on the award-winning class offered both at the Indian School of Business and at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin, developed by Prof. Raj Raghunathan (aka "Dr. Happy-smarts") draws content from a variety of fields, including psychology, neuroscience, and behavioral decision theory to offer a tested and practical recipe for leading a life of happiness and fulfillment. Although not mandatory, reading Prof. Raj's forthcoming book, titled If you're so smart, why aren't you happy? can help you review and assimilate the material covered in this book at your leisure. For Coursera learners alone, the hardcover version of the book is available for a deep discount of 50%, plus shipping and handling. You can order the hardcover for 50% off by writing to Aaron at: Please mention that you are a student of the "coursera happiness course" in your email. The course will feature guest appearances by several well-known thought leaders, including: - Dan Ariely (author of Predictably Irrational and, soon to be released, Irrationally Yours), - Ed Diener (“Dr. Happiness”), - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (author of Flow), By taking this course, you will discover the answers to questions such as: - Why aren’t the smart-and-the-successful as happy as they could—or should—be - What are the “7 Deadly Happiness Sins” that even the smart and the successful commit?, and - What are the “7 Habits of the Highly Happy” and how can you implement them in your life? By the end of the course, I expect students who have been diligent with the lectures and exercises to not just gain a deeper understanding of the science of happiness, but to also be significantly happier....

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23 de abr de 2018

Excellent course, Professor Raj is great. I found it very helpful to see what types of personality traits I have that may contribute to my happiness level and possible approaches to dealing with them.


23 de jan de 2017

This course is a joy! I cannot recommend it highly enough. Practical advice based on long-term research, interviews with worldwide experts on the topics discussed, and a fabulous professor. So great!

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por Francesco F

3 de dez de 2015

Very interesting!!!!

por Yazmin V

24 de dez de 2015

Excellent!! I love

por Jose M L

15 de set de 2015

Fantastic and fun!

por Pronoy C

19 de jun de 2021

Nice and skillful

por Nelson A C J

11 de jun de 2017

Very nice course!

por Devit C

22 de fev de 2021

very good course

por Ashanko D

1 de jul de 2020

very good course


18 de jun de 2020

Good and helpful

por Renuka R G

1 de jun de 2020

Very good course

por Heinrich T A

23 de ago de 2018

funny Indian guy

por Karina l r

3 de jun de 2017

excellent course

por Winnie L

7 de fev de 2018


por Cyril r

27 de nov de 2015


por Hunter S J

16 de set de 2015

very inspiring

por Aswathi S

13 de set de 2015

awesome course

por Indah A S

21 de nov de 2016

Fun lecturer

por sukdev d

27 de mai de 2016

Great course

por Rahul T

30 de mar de 2016

great course

por Ricardo V G

4 de mar de 2016

Good course.

por Yadav G S

23 de jul de 2020

Nice course

por Tarini.S.V 1

6 de mai de 2020

Good course

por Nancy P

25 de jan de 2016

Good Course

por Dr.Halowine C

18 de out de 2015


por Darya I

16 de ago de 2016


por Florian A D

8 de dez de 2015

bon depart