This Emotional Life

2010, TV Show

A three-part exploration of the emotional aspects of life and the quest for meaning and happiness, featuring scientific research, personal stories of ordinary people and comments from celebrities.

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Writer Adam Gopnik finds happiness in being 'vigilantly absorbed in some activity.'

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Actor Chevy Chase and his wife Jayni share their story of how they met and fell in love.

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Marc D. Hauser, author of the highly acclaimed book, Wild Minds, What Animals Really Think, talks about the rituals of human courtship.

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Bob Shumaker, a former POW in Vietnam, describes how he and his fellow prisoners developed a social network that was crucial to their surviving three years in solitary confinement. They succeeded by creating a tap code that allowed them to communicate through their cell walls.

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Premiered: January 04, 2010
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: A three-part exploration of the emotional aspects of life and the quest for meaning and happiness, featuring scientific research, personal stories of ordinary people and comments from celebrities.

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