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Professor Hand Assignment: Working with the Text Daniel Gilbert’s essay, “Immune to Reality,” introduces the reader to case studies involving the measuring of happiness. Some of the result of these examples may be surprising. Using the text, answer the following questions in your groups. We will discuss your findings as a class. Questions for discussion 1.
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Unformatted text preview: What is Gilbert’s definition of happiness? 2. How can people be unaware of the reasons they are doing something, but still have an explanation for their actions? 3. What does Gilbert mean by the phrase, “cooking facts?” 4. What is the “intensity trigger?” 5. According to Gilbert, how does our misperception of reality alter our experiences?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2012 for the course ENGLISH 101 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '07 term at Rutgers.

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