Yale’s Psyc 157 aka The Happiness Class

With a goal to rewire the way Yale students viewed the pursuit of happiness, Professor Laurie Santos developed what has become the
most popular course in the institution’s history. Aimed at addressing mental health, sleep, stress and happiness, Psych 157 utilizes Santos’ understanding of positive psychology and behavior change. Broken down into twice-weekly lectures, the class empowers by driving home topics like “time affluence” and replacing bad habits with better ones. Read more about its success at the Boston Globe.