New Course: BMED 2803

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This course integrates topics from psychology, economics, philosophy, and sociology on happiness and meaning in life.

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BMED 2803 A & HP
Section A: MWF 12:20 - 1:10, ES&T 1125
Section HP (honors): MWF 11:15 - 12:05, W Village Dining Commons 277

A 3-credit course on happiness is being offered in Fall 2019, taught by Dr. Chris Martin, a postdoc with a background in sociology and psychology. This course integrates topics from psychology, economics, philosophy, and sociology on happiness and meaning in life.

  • Through psychology, you will learn about why sustainably changing your daily happiness level is difficult
  • Through sociology, you will learn about how rises and falls in income inequality have affected happiness in America
  • Through economics, you will learn about why income only partially predicts one’s happiness level
  • Through clinical psychology, you will learn about ways to cope with distress and excessive self-criticism
  • Through philosophy, you will learn about how functioning well differs from feeling happy

Send any questions to chris.martin@bme.gatech.edu

 

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