David G. Myers, the John Dirk Werkman Professor of Psychology at Michigan's Hope College, is the author of fifteen books, and articles in dozens of periodicals, from Science and Scientific American to The Christian Century and Christianity Today. He serves on the National Marriage Project advisory board. Myers has been married for forty-two years and is the father of three adult children.
Book seems good but full of platitudes and advice more than a concrete plan to get to "happiness" Would not reccomend it.Published 7 months ago by The Great One
Myers book precedes the publications labeled positive psychology but this book contains solid research on the scientific study of happiness. Read morePublished on October 6, 2010 by tbruns1
This product was shipped in a timely matter and came just as it was described....thank youPublished on February 14, 2010 by Caitlyn Kell
Although I'm paraphrasing, 20th century psychologist William James once said that the primary aim of all men at all times is how to get and keep happiness... Read morePublished on June 29, 2008 by Jayne P. Bowers
If you haven't read David G. Myers, you've missed an enriching experience! Actually, millions of people have read Myers without even knowing it, because he's the scholar who has... Read morePublished on March 15, 2008 by David Crumm
The author investigates a variety of conditions to see if they do or do not promote happiness. The focus of the book is psychological studies, making the ideas more scientifically... Read morePublished on December 7, 2006 by From_Plano_TX
one to everyone you know ~
a great study ~ i first read this in my early 30s, and was thrilled to see it republished. Read more
David Myers summarizes and synthesizes studies on the sense of well-being and happiness. What makes us happy, or what makes us perceive to be happy? Read morePublished on April 29, 2004
This book is no fun to read. It is some kind of PhD thesis.
The research is exhaustive, but the style is so poor that I doubt you will have the courage to reach the end. Read more