One Book, One College

Author's Guide

Author Jonathan Haidt suggests which chapters in the Happiness Hypothesis to assign depending on the topic you are lecturing on. He also provides his syllabus from his Psych 101 and "Flourishing" courses.

Happiness, Engagement & College Teaching


Instructor Copies

Digital copies of The Happiness Hypothesis are available for instructors. Contact Gracie McDonough for more information:

Teaching Individual Chapters

If you would like to participate in this year’s common reading, The Happiness Hypothesis, but don’t have time to teach the whole book, the good news is that each chapter can stand alone as inspiration for shorter lessons. We have created a teaching resource guide in CANVAS for interested faculty and will continue adding lessons over the semester. To be added, let us know: