Switched On, If You're So Smart, Why Aren't You Happy?
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 1543
- Jun 30, 2018 1:00 pm
- 1:25:06 mins
Switched On: A Memoir of Brain Change and Emotional Awakening (12:19) John Elder Robison is a New York Times Best Selling Author for his book, "Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's". Imagine living without one of your senses and one day it’s switched on. Suddenly you can hear for the first time or see color. John Elder Robison, knows what that feels like, but John wasn’t blind or deaf before this miraculous change. Mr. Robison has Asperger’s, a form of autism, that left him without the ability to read emotions, and he’s here to talk about how his life suddenly changed. If You're So Smart, Why Aren't You Happy? (53:07) Dr. Raj Raghunathan is an award-winning Professor of Marketing at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. He studies the impact that people’s judgments and decisions have on their own happiness and fulfillment. Everyone knows success and happiness are linked right? The more successful you are in your career the happier you are. Right? Actually the idea of career success at any cost is resulting in more and more people being dissatisfied with their life. Dr. Raghunathan discusses his book "If You're So Smart, Why Aren't You Happy?”