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Review: Happiness: Lessons from a New Science

User Review  - Houssam El okda - Goodreads

A comprehensive overview on happiness, its components, its everything. An excellent book. Read full review

Review: Happiness: Lessons from a New Science

User Review  - Chad Andrews - Goodreads

Flawed book, but love the concept, and the book creates a loose framework that can and should be built upon. With Moore's Law, technology, coupled with globalization, will increasing (and ... Read full review

Review: Happiness: Lessons from a New Science

User Review  - Karen Leech - Goodreads

Not so convinced. So far. But persevering as a friend bought me this. (quite few years ago!) Read full review

Review: Happiness: Lessons from a New Science

User Review  - Elizabeth Olson - Goodreads

One of many books on the topic of How-To Happiness and Positive Psychology, but still some aha!s and good takeaways. Read full review

Review: Happiness: Lessons from a New Science

User Review  - Kate McCarthy - Goodreads

The writing isn't that interesting or done particularly well, like an attempt to simplify academia for the common man, with mediocre results. First part overviews research in the economics of ... Read full review

Review: Happiness: Lessons from a New Science

User Review  - Vishvapani - Goodreads

A persuasive presentation of Layard's belief that our aim as a society should be to increase happiness, as opposed to increasing income, GDP, health etch as ends in themselves. It's exceptionally ... Read full review

Review: Happiness: Lessons from a New Science

User Review  - Ruth Baker - Goodreads

This is an I retesting book and pulls together the science and politics of happiness relatively well. It has an economics slant which is interesting but peculiarly emotionless given the subject matter ... Read full review

Review: Happiness: Lessons from a New Science

User Review  - Robb Seaton - Goodreads

The book is pretty basic given that it's aimed at a broad audience, but nothing in it strikes me as obviously wrong. Read full review

Review: Happiness: Lessons from a New Science

User Review  - Deb (Readerbuzz) Nance - Goodreads

Layard poses a question: Why is it that income is up yet happiness has not risen? He examines many studies of happiness for answers to this question. He wants our economic system and political system ... Read full review

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