Happiness by Design: Finding Pleasure and Purpose in Everyday Life

How can we make it easier to be happy?

Using the latest cutting-edge research, Professor Paul Dolan reveals that wellbeing isn’t about how we think – it’s about what we do. By making deliberate choices that bring us both pleasure and meaning, we can redesign our lives for maximum happiness – without thinking too hard about it.

Watch Paul giving behavioural advice to troubled couples on 'Make or Break'

Every week night at 10pm on Channel 5 until Friday 18th

Talks & Videos


  • Looking Ahead: Subjective Time Perception and Individual Discounting

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  • Babies in waiting: Why increasing the IVF age cut-off might lead to fewer wanted pregnancies in the presence of procrastination

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  • The Theory and Practice of “Nudging”: Changing Health Behaviors

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