Dan Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness, challenges the idea that well be miserable if we dont get what we want. Our “psychological immune system” lets us feel truly happy even when things dont go as planned.
"Neuroscientist Michael Merzenich looks at one of the
secrets of the brain's incredible power: its ability
to actively re-wire itself. He's researching ways to
harness the brain's plasticity to enhance our skills
and recover lost function."