The cowds at Global Gathering festival, Long Marston Airfield, Stoke on Trent, UK. 28/29 July 2006
The cowds at Global Gathering festival, Long Marston Airfield, Stoke on Trent, UK. 28/29 July 2006 (Photo by Universal Images Group via Getty Images) UniversalImagesGroup—UIG via Getty Images

Our Obsession with Happiness Is Making Us Miserable

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1. Our obsession with happiness is making us miserable.

By Ruth Whippman in Vox

2. With virtual reality, scientists want to enhance empathy for Earth in decline.

By David Matthews in the Guardian

3. Do the race categories on the census need an update?

By Gregory Korte in USA Today

4. Why remember your password? Just transmit it through your body.

By Dennis Fisher in On The Wire

5. Doctors connect people to policy. They should vote.

By Dhruv Khullar in STAT

The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C.

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