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The happiness curve : why life gets better after 50 / Jonathan Rauch.

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  • 7 of 13 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Greenwood PL - Greenwood 155.6 RAU (Text) 36626103946414 2nd Floor New Adult Available -
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown 155.6 RAUC (Text) 39213000832844 New Adult Nonfiction Reshelving -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch 155.6 RAUC (Text) 39391006877078 Nonfiction Checked out 06/09/2018
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 155.6 RAU (Text) 34330513238262 Adult - New Books Checked out 06/11/2018
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 155.6 RAU (Text) 37323005393205 NEW-BKS Checked out 05/29/2018
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 155.6 RAU (Text) 78551000536509 Non-Fiction Checked out 05/30/2018
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Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 155.66 Rauch (Text) 31208912580802 new non-fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250078803 :
  • Physical Description: viii, 244 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Book/St. Martin's Press, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Color illustrations on lining papers.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [221]-230) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The voyage of life: Thomas Cole's journey--and mine -- What makes us happy (and doesn't): the strange illogic of life satisfaction -- A timely discovery: how unsuspecting economists (and apes) found the happiness curve -- The shape of the river: time, happiness, and the curve of the U -- The expectations trap: midlife malaise is often about nothing -- The paradox of aging: why getting old makes you happier -- Crossing toward wisdom: the happiness curve has a purpose, and it's social -- Helping ourselves: how to get through the U -- Helping each other: bringing midlife out of the closet -- Epilogue: Gratitude.
Summary, etc.:
Draws on cutting-edge scientific studies to discuss the U-shaped trajectory of happiness, which declines from the optimism of youth before surging upward again after age fifty, and offers ways to endure the slump during midlife.
Subject: Midlife crisis.
Middle age > Psychological aspects.
Interpersonal relations.

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