On the 100th anniversary of the publication of Robert Frost's "The Road Not Taken," a discussion about why the poem and poet are well-loved but misunderstood.
Guest Host: Andrea Seabrook
Does happiness come from falling in love, a fulfilling career, a new pair of shoes? Or is it all about brain chemistry or genetics? We’ll learn about what scientists, psychologists, philosophers and other experts believe about the nature of happiness.
- Byron Reese publisher, HappyNews.com
- Dr. Daniel Weinberger director of the Genes, Cognition and Psychosis Program at the National Institute of Mental Health
- Daniel Nettle lecturer in psychology at the University of Newcastle in England
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