The study included four members who ran for the U. One served in a presidential Cabinet, and one was President John F.
Triumphs of Experience
The study is unique partly because of the long time span of the cohort, and also partly because of the high social status of some of the study participants. George Vaillant, who directed the study for more than three decades, has published  a summation of the key insights the study has yielded:. Vaillant's main conclusion is that "warmth of relationships throughout life has the greatest positive impact on 'life satisfaction'". Put differently, Vaillant says the study shows: "Happiness is love.
Full stop. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In spring the Loeb Classical Library significantly expands its coverage in an area central to public life in both Greece and Rome: the theory and practice of formal speech. The digital Loeb Classical Library loebclassics. Join Our Mailing List. The author considers the study's greatest contributions to be a demonstration that human growth continues long after adolescence, the world's longest and most thorough study of alcoholism, and its identification and charting of involuntary coping mechanisms.
Inspiring when reporting these successes, his personal approach to discovery repeatedly draws readers in as he leads up to the account of his realization that the true value of a human life can only be fully understood in terms of the cumulative record of the entire life span. There was a problem adding your email address.
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