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In the Fall 2010 issue

Features

Pleasure on the Brain
By Michael Anft
Johns Hopkins neuroscientist David Linden explains why we seek
pleasure, where we find it, and how it can steer us away from true contentment

More Money, Less Mirth
By Dale Keiger
Economist Carol Graham, SAIS ’86, tries to fathom the sometimes
paradoxical relationship between prosperity and happiness

Keeping On
By Deborah Rudacille
how do you stay compassionate, energized, and optimistic when
it’s your job to treat some of medicine’s toughest cases?

What Makes YOU Happy
We asked you, our readers, what makes you happy.
And you told us: Children. Puppies. Mozart. Inner Peace. Adam Sandler?

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