Predicting (& Creating) Happiness, in Marriage & Life

Science Fact:  Happiness is something that we all want, almost by definition.  It is even enshrined in the U.S. Declaration of Independence as something that we are not guaranteed but that we have the right to pursue. Happiness is so … Continue reading

Sleep Deprivation Makes You ***Happy!***

Science Fact:  Sleep deprivation is generally thought to be a bad thing, but it can actually make you happier!  This surprising fact has been known for years by physicians who treat Major Depressive Disorder, commonly known as clinical depression. In … Continue reading

“Just Tuning”: Dolly Parton, Barbershop & Arvo Pärt

Science Fact:  Just tuning refers to music that is not “just” in the sense of “only” or “simply”, but “just” as the opposite of “unjust”. It’s risky for science to analyze the Arts because they are so — well, Artistic. … Continue reading