TED | Talks | Dan Gilbert: Why are we happy? Why aren’t we happy? (video)

get this: one year later, new paraplegics and lottery winners happiness levels are identical, and the same as everyone else’s. this interesting video explains why. Psychologist Dan Gilbert challenges the idea that we’ll be miserable if we don’t get what we want. Our “psychological immune system” lets us feel real, enduring happiness, he says, even […]