What is a happy and healthy life? This is the question at the heart of the longest study of happiness, the Harvard University Study of Adult Development, which began in 1938. And what answers did they find? fulfilling relationship.
in our debut episode connectionLet’s talk to the study’s researchers, Robert Waldinger and Marc Schulz, about their findings and why good relationships with romantic partners, friends, colleagues, and neighbors are essential to a happy life. . They are co-authors of a new book, Good Life: Lessons from the World’s Longest Happiness Study.
Robert Waldinger He is a professor of psychiatry at Harvard University and director of the Harvard Study of Adult Development.
Mark SchultzProfessor of Psychology at Bryn Mawr College and Associate Director of Harvard Adult Development Studies.