The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos Smell, Taste and Touch: How to Joyfully Awaken Your Senses

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Happiness expert Gretchen Rubin was warned that her eyesight was in peril. It shocked her into realising she’d taken all of her five senses for granted – and so she resolved to wring every ounce of joy from the sights, sounds, smells, tastes and textures around her.

Concluding her conversation with Dr Laurie Santos, Gretchen explains how to be more alive to smell, taste and touch – building on the ideas in her new book Life in Five Senses: How Exploring the Senses Got Me Out of My Head and Into the World.

The Host

Dr. Laurie Santos

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…