Published: May 15, 2023

june gruberCU Psychology and Neuroscience Associate Professor June Gruber (Clinical) was in the news, with an article in Colorado Arts and Sciences Magazine about an upper-level course she teaches, the "Science of Happiness." This course has proved to be very popular with undergraduates, though for perhaps the paradoxical reason that the class isn't about the pure pursuit of happiness, but rather that too much emphasis on the pursuit of happiness for its own sake can have the opposite effect—it can leave a person more prone to anxiety and depression and destructive behaviors. Read the article in A&S Magazine.