The Mathematics of Happiness

The Mathematics of Happiness

Is there a mathematical equation for happiness? Is there a formula for contentment? Explore the science and chase the ephemeral in this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind.

Image Credit: The smile of the laughing folkloric Chinese monk Budai. He is poor, but poor but content. (PhotoAlto/Isabelle Rozenbaum/Getty)

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Topics in this Podcast: human condition, math, happiness