Matt Killingsworth (author of the Wandering Mind study) presents the data from his research and discusses the implications of wandering minds on our happiness.
The Majesty of the Present (16min)
In his contemplative talk, Clifford Saron examines the physiological effects of meditation. Through his findings he describes the concrete benefits of inward and present minded thinking.
HAPPY takes us on a journey from the swamps of Louisiana to the slums of Kolkata in search of what really makes people happy. Combining real life stories of people from around the world and powerful interviews with the leading scientists in happiness research, HAPPY explores the secrets behind our most valued emotion.
The Habits of Happiness (19min)
What is happiness, and how can we all get some? Biochemist turned Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard says we can train our minds in habits of well-being, to generate a true sense of serenity and fulfillment.