The power of human hope vs. despair

measurement cause and effect

Prof Carol Graham (Brookings) argued for measurement of human hope to be added to standard wellbeing metrics at the latest of the Wellbeing Research Centre’s Seminar Series.

Her work, published in new book The Power of Hope: How the Science of Well-Being Can Save Us from Despair, examines the knock-on effects of hope on different groups, and its power for combatting human despair.

Watch the full presentation on the Centre’s YouTube channel.