Why Doctors Should Care About Happiness

Dr. Sarah Pressman is an award winning Assistant Professor of Psychology and Social Behavior in the School of Social Ecology at the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Pressman’s work seeks to understand how positive emotions are beneficial for objective physical health and longevity. In her 2015 TED Talk, Dr. Pressman shares research from her lab about why doctors should care about happiness in their patients.