Is happiness genetic? Or does our environment have more of an influence on our wellbeing? Hear from five Warwick academics who are exploring the nature of happiness as they discuss their own research in the area of wellbeing.
Eugenio Proto and Andrew Oswald, Economics, discuss their research into the genetics behind the happiness of nations (spoiler alert: Denmark comes out on top: is it the bacon? The pastries? Or the bacon-filled pastries?).
Claire Haworth, Psychology, talks about her work with twins.
Sarah Stewart-Brown, WMS, explains how the questions we're asked, especially in a medical context, affect how we perceive mental health problems.
Is happiness homemade?
Libby Burton, Engineering and WMS, will, in an upcoming piece, explain her work researching architecture and the role that the buildings we live and work in play in making us happy.
Find out more at warwick.ac.uk/happy