Posts Tagged 'Yale University'

Neurobiologist Picciotto says happiness hinges on managing expectations

Neurobiologist Picciotto says happiness hinges on managing expectations

Are you having a difficult time being happy at work, at home or even while on vacation? Marina R. Picciotto’s solution might be simpler than you’d think: Lower your expectations.

During her first-ever visit to Chautauqua, Picciotto will speak at 10:45 a.m. today in the Amphitheater about a neurological approach to the pursuit of happiness.

Brooks: Development of internal morals is crucial for today’s youth

Brooks: Development of internal morals is crucial for today’s youth

When David Brooks asked his students at Yale University about the last time they had read a book that changed their lives, they stared at him in complete silence.
“You’ve got to understand that we don’t really read that way,” Brooks’ students told him. “We read to get through the class, but the deep, penetrative reading, we just don’t have time for.”