Effects of Self-Reported Happiness on Longer Life(57:47)
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 1, Episode 569 , Segment 2
Episode: Politics, Happiness and Longer Life, Kindness and Mindfulness
- May 18, 2015 1:00 pm
- 44:15 mins
Andrew Steptoe is Director of the Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care in the Faculty of Population Health Sciences, and British Heart Foundation professor of psychology. He graduated from Cambridge in 1972, and completed his doctorate at Oxford University in 1975. Dr. Steptoe talks about a study monitoring self-reported happiness and its correlation with general health, that people who were “happier” lived longer.