Podcast Discussion Group

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 — 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Join us to discuss episodes 1-2 of The Happiness Lab! Open to everyone, from podcast fans to complete newbies.

Never heard of podcasts? They’re like radio—but better! Click to learn more.

May 13, 2020

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7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
2020
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    Join us to discuss some great podcasts! Open to everyone, from podcast fans to complete newbies.

    This month, we’re listening to the first two episodes of The Happiness Lab.

    The Happiness Lab

    You Can Change Season 1, Episode 1
    There are things you can do today to make yourself happier. Your life circumstances and personality aren’t nearly as important as you think in deciding how happy you can be. Dr Laurie Santos explains how understanding the latest science will point you in the right direction to making you more satisfied with your life.

    The Unhappy Millionaire Season 1, Episode 2
    Winning the lottery can ruin your life, while contracting an incurable disease can be “a gift”. Dr Laurie Santos hears about dreams come true and nightmares realised, and talks with Dr Dan Gilbert about why human happiness isn’t defined by these major events in the way we all assume.

     

    What is a podcast?

    You could call podcasts the new radio! They’re very similar to talk radio programs—except you can download and listen to them whenever you’d like!

    A podcast series generally focuses on a particular topic or theme; anything from true crime, to food history, investments, television, pop culture, music—even radio dramas! Many popular radio programs are also available to download as podcasts. Each episode is usually around 20 minutes to an hour long.

    To listen to podcasts, you’ll want to download a podcast app. There are many different apps to choose from, but (with some exceptions) they all let you access the same podcasts. Many podcasts also allow you to listen on their website. Most podcasts are supported by advertisers or donations, and thus are free to listen.

     



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