JHU summer: The Art and Science of Happiness

AS.360.199.75 Mini-Term: The Art and Science of Happiness July 23-August 3.

Drawing on research in neuroscience, nutritional biochemistry, mindfulness meditation, and the growing field of positive psychology, this course provides an overview of the scientific data and the psychological and philosophical perspectives on the ingredients of happiness. With the use of both lecture and experiential methods, the course will provide students the opportunity to experience real change in mood, cognition, and self-awareness.