Dr. Laurie Santos is Professor of Psychology and Head of Silliman College at Yale University. Professor and podcast host Dr. Laurie Santos is an expert on human cognition and the…
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Connecting with people is a sure-fire way to be happier – and you can quickly build relationships with friends and strangers alike just by giving them a sincere compliment.
In the first show of a season about how to be more sociable – we meet Troy Hawke, who makes a living complimenting everyone he passes on the street, and scientist Xuan Zhao – an expert on compliments who ditched her boyfriend for failing to say out loud all the nice things he thought about her.
(For more on Xuan’s public benefit startup Flourish Science – a company aiming to “help people discover joy, combat burnout, and cultivate deeper connections within supportive communities” – then visit here.)