Stumbling on Happiness, by Daniel Gilbert

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Interesting book — really worth reading. Goes into a lot of conventional wisdom and studies on how we perceive events, how we remember them, and how we ascribe feelings to them. Lots of great stuff there about how bad we (humans) are at predicting how we’ll feel when we get that new HDTV or new car or lose the big football game — in general, we don’t feel as happy or as bad as we expect to.

Anyway, fun to read — great insight & pretty good pacing for a sociology book.

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