Rare look at youth post detention is bleak

A new Northwestern Medicine study offers a bleak assessment in a rare look at the outcomes of delinquent youth five and 12 years after juvenile detention. Central to poor outcomes for the youth post detention are stark and persistent racial, ethnic and gender disparities, according to the massive study that began in the mid-1990s. African-American males fared the worst, with …

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Meria Heller Show – Pursuing Happiness with Adam Shell – 06.19.16

Meria interviews Adam Shell, Documentarian on his film “Pursuing Happiness,” Happiness is an inside job, Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness – what happened, USA is #23 on the happiness list, 80% of anti-depressants eaten by Americans, Defining happiness, Judging yourself, Does money make you happy, How to be happy in relationship, 10,000 Things to Make You Happy(revised to 14,000), Music and dancing, Happiness is necessary for survival, Sense of community, Happiness is contagious, Life isn’t about what you don’t have, How you live is what matters, True charity, Being your authentic self and lots more.

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Happiness: Is it in your DNA?

Happiness is a state of mind, the gurus say. Well, actually, it could be more a function of genes, the authors of an unusual scientific study asserted on Thursday. Nations whose inhabitants boast a certain gene variant, they found, had much higher self-reported happiness levels. Happiness at the national level was more closely related to this variant than factors like …

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How our view of what makes us happy has changed in 80 years

OUR VIEW OF WHAT MAKES US HAPPY HAS CHANGED MARKEDLY SINCE 1938.THAT IS THE CONCLUSION OF THE PSYCHOLOGIST SANDIE MCHUGH FROM THE UNIVERISTY OF BOLTON WHO HAS RECREATED A FAMOUS STUDY OF HAPPINESS CONDUCTED IN BOLTON IN 1938. SHE WILL PRESENT HER STUDY TODAY, TUESDAY 5 MAY 2015, TO THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF THE BRITISH PSYCHOLOGICAL SOCIETY IN LIVERPOOL. In …