The Science of Happiness | Top Science Podcasts 2021

The top science podcasts of 2021 updated daily.

The Science of Happiness
Research-based tips for a meaningful life. A co-production with the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley.
Why We're Drawn to Nature
2021-02-18 03:00:00
What happens when we spend time outdoors? We explore how getting out in nature can restore peace of mind–and make us more creative.

16 minutes, 52 seconds
Are You Setting the Right Goals?
2021-02-04 03:42:11
Setting goals can sometimes feel like setting ourselves up for failure. But journalist Monica Campbell finds there's something magical that happens with certain kinds of goals.

20 minutes, 3
Healing Through Gratitude
2021-01-21 03:00:00
A stranger helped her through the hardest day of her life. When she expresses her gratitude, our guest encounters the power of true connection.

16 minutes, 38 seconds
How to Talk with Strangers
2021-01-07 03:00:00
The way we interact with people who come in and out of our lives has changed since COVID-19. Our guest tries a practice to connect with strangers while keeping a social distance.

15 minutes, 22 seconds
Happy Again: How to Connect When You Must Stay Apart (Encore)
2020-12-24 03:00:00
Are you unable to be with your friends and family during the holiday season this year? These 36 questions can bring you closer to loved ones, even if you're separated.

19 minutes, 36 seconds
Are You Listening to Your Elders?
2020-12-10 03:00:00
Connecting across generations is one of the oldest happiness practices there is. We explore why to honor your elders, along with other practices from indigenous cultures often overlooked by Western science.

21 minutes, 35 seconds
How to Make Better Decisions
2020-11-26 03:00:00
Can practicing mindfulness make us wiser? Judge Jeremy Fogel explores how being present in the moment helps him keep a clear mind and stay connected to his true values.

17 minutes, 41 seconds
How to Give Up a Grudge
2020-11-12 03:00:00
What does it really take to forgive someone? And why should we do it? Our guest, psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman, tries a practice to let go of anger.

16 minutes, 17 seconds
Why Voting Connects Us
2020-10-29 03:00:00
Why do we vote? We explore the science behind what drives us to the polls, and the benefits we reap for ourselves and communities when we cast our ballots.

16 minutes, 54 seconds
How to Ride With the Pain
2020-10-22 03:00:00
It's easy to be anxious and uncertain about the future–especially if you're eight months pregnant. Our guest tries practices to help her deal with whatever life throws her way.

19 minutes, 23 seconds
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