Is the Pursuit of Happiness Making Us Miserable?

Lively and at times funny Australian debate between experts in diverse fields on “that fizzy burst of high caffeine goodness that we call happiness” and satisfaction: seeking it within vs. social and material pleasures. Produced by ABC, via

Producer: Big Ideas, ABC Featuring: Tanveer Ahmed, Clive Hamilton, Ian Hickey, Russel Howcroft, Petrea King, Simon Longstaff, Judith Sloan
Format: Flash Date: 09/03/10
Length: 01:30:34  
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    Last reviewed: 28 May 2010

APA Reference
Kiume, S. (2010). Does Pursuing Happiness Cause Misery?. Psych Central. Retrieved on July 26, 2014, from


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