Finally, a class that’s a joy to take

Laurie Santos teaches the most popular course ever at Yale College in terms of enrollment, “Psychology and the Good Life.” An introductory-level Psychology class that is accessible to all, the course attracted almost 1,200 students. Perhaps it’s not very surprising, considering how important “happiness” and the pursuit thereof is to people living and working in the United States. After all—it’s in the Constitution!


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