Date of Submission
Open Access Senior Thesis
Bachelor of Arts
© 2014 E. B. Ludlum
This paper is a framework for the pursuit of happiness. It uses psychological data, philosophical theories, and trends in neuroscience to support the idea that anyone can be happy. It first discusses personality psychology, biology of personality, and the relationship between personality and happiness. From there it explains positive illusions and Depressive Realism to show how one can implement both to increase personal happiness.
Ludlum, Emma B., "A Framework for the Pursuit of Happiness: Personality as It Relates to Subjective Well-being" (2015). CMC Senior Theses. 1026.