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ten sixty a pretty tumult,
he was here a combat grown now. What was resolved so reportedly chased inquired on a radio at the garden
There is one event in nineteen, sixty eight that didn't make the headlines
even though it still having a huge effect on your wellbeing,
I had a wait. Wait wait in a really got limit our good because
I knew I had the money. There is due, as you know, cash you check and get out of there. This is done Wetzel. He's recalling a fateful
in November of year when he was
to do something simple. He just wanted to it,
some cash. It is back. I was scheduled to take
trip on a Monday morning on show on Friday lunch hour I went to,
some money, I would say maybe eight to ten people in line
My guess is
you know maybe I was in that line for light. Eighteen
twenty minutes just to cash jack, don't
I was really valuable. He was a tall
hunted engineer and vice president of a technology company that was on the hunt for
new business, but instead of power
solving his desk at work? He was stuck in a bank lobby.
Sure my job was to come up with
one or more new products,
we're getting nowhere
half a century later we still share.
And misery we're stuck in lines all the time when we
for coffee and a cafe when we
stand on a crowded train platform when we get stuck for
hours and airport security, no exact,
we what he was feeling watching time.
Slip through his fingers. My brother airing wrote a book called how many legs haze enters, has a going or how to estimate damn near anything
I asked him to calculate for us how much time we likely to spend waiting in line over our entire lifetimes. We came up with
was seven thousand hours.
Seven thousand hours, waiting in line, that's more than
six months of our life stuck in some q. That's crazy right.
With seven thousand hours you could take a massive vacation. You can learn
new instrument or a new language or a new sport, but you're not doing
any of that you're, just waiting staring at the back of someone's head and it sucks.
We tell ourselves that standing in line is an awful annoying happiness, straining waste of time. But what if we could
see that line not as a huge pain in the butt, but as an opportunity to be happier.
Our minds are constantly telling us what to do to be happy. What, if our minds are wrong? What a farmer,
and are lying to us, leading us away from
really make us happy,
The good news is that understanding the science of the mind can point us all back in the right direction here, listening to the happiness lab with me, doctor lorry centres.
Me you what's all, doesn't have the same name: recognition as Thomas Edison or Steve Jobs, but he's in there
you're too, and it turns out
his irritation with waning, in line led to a creation that revolutionized the financial sector and has also come.
We changed the daily routines of ordinary people around the world before I met
I had a certain image of him. In my mind, I rang.
Doorbell expecting to meet a slick self important inventor guy, but then nine
You're old dawn welcomed me into the Cosy Dallas home that he shares with his wife Eleanor and I realized
wasn't that you must type. I had imagined
Well, I'm delighted anti some dawn was
The friendliest grandpa you ever met.
I sat down and Eleanor in their living room, which was filled with
be pillows smile,
photos of their twelve children and clocks lots of clocks. They were lovely but club.
Kind of the nemesis podcast her in a wait till this stops at a second and I'll know at the clocks are kind of fit
though, because dawn understands the value of time, in fact it was that feeling
wasted. Time back in nineteen, sixty eight that led to his
life changing idea.
So, while I was in London,
I saw it seems to me
sellers job mostly is cash
checks and taken deposits. So I just
get the idea that I think
a machine could do that that's right down,
had just dreamed up the atm the eye
made a teller machines that millions upon millions of busy people use every day nowadays
The idea of an atm seems really obvious, but dont faced a lot of us
since when he first pitch the idea,
Lord were a company. There was
anchor. He thought it was dumbest idea he had ever heard. He said,
have tellers to do that is by tall you there. Yet you know we do have dollars that do exactly what you're saying you regime can do. So why eating anybody would by this that board member?
that entirely crazy, there had been
your attempts to automated being machines, and they all failed, including one that took deposits its
Ventre Luther Synergy and lamented the only
people using the machine or prostitutes and gamblers who didn't want to deal with a teller face to face the genius of D
A tan is that it won the trust of millions of regular customers who loved its convenience entirely body prefers to getting don't quicker and of the eighty year was quick,
easy way anybody could use. It atm really does a very simple stick to car.
He and you prepare number bingo here, come the money if you got it in the bank of course, but now in hindsight, can you see that this started?
somebody's a revolution of convenience women
never thought of it that way, really Laurie
now tell you
a story about that. I had to come up with a forecast.
To have each eighty aims. We're gonna show, and I fell
like we could sell four thousand of these machines
then four thousand, just in the bay in the airport, where I was just a day after we were delayed, is reported
The world is the estimated. There is one point: three million eighty aims:
install nowadays, but the real thing
Sesar, the atm, according to dawn, isn't it improves PETE
while being it gets them.
Of those annoying lions Edition
San said. Nobody wanted to wait in the telephone line like I did, so it makes
we customer happy were happy to get in and get our condition was thanks,
more free time is something we all need and dancing
The idea has probably freed up millions, possibly billions of ours the world over, but it turns out there's a baffled
downside to all this convenience and save time,
one that are lying minds, dont even realize
Don Wessels intuition was that most people want a bit of extra free time. Then it'll make
happier and the site.
Specks him up simply put. We all feel
way too busy tonight.
Many of us experience what scientists call time famine, we literally starving for time in that
Miss feeling has a negative effect on our well being. In fact, people.
Report, feeling sure on time are more likely to be depressed, anxious and less happy than people who,
Like they have lots of free time, psychologists have even come up with a term for the amazing feeling you get one say a meeting is cancelled and you suddenly have a free, our you didn't expect. We call it time. Athletes and those rare moments when we feel wealthy in time can make us feel amazing. It's one of the reasons that every once in a while, I sometimes surprise my yell students, by cancelling my happiness class, and there
the actions show just how important a little unexpected time off can be. One student
burst into tears, she said
was the first time she had an hour off all semester, she'd almost forgotten what it was like to have some free time, so adding
in a few extra minutes to our perceived time. Banks can feel really good, but recent studies also suggest something rather counter intuitive. That is, we
estimate just how busy we really are, while others,
so for showing that we feel busier than ever before theirs
little evidence showing that we actually are busy air, which is kind of way
It is, though, our minds tell us we're super busy all the time, but in reality it's not, as
as we think, but there's
Another even more insidious way are. Mine leads us astray when we try to
if some time it turns out, there is an opportunity,
that comes from avoiding those bank lines and the cost is
social one. What lines are frustrating but
also an opportunity to be around other people
Sheer amount of time we spend around. Other people actually predicts how happy we are take. One famous study,
by positive psychologist at dinner and Marty Seligman. They looked at me.
Who scored in the highest ten percent I'll unhappiness surveys and tried to figure out what makes
I'm so much happier than the rest of us. The researchers discover at the door
Happy people didn't spend any more time exercising or doing religious activities. What did these happy folks do differently,
There were more social they spent.
One time around other humans than people with average levels of happiness. The results were.
So strong that these researchers deemed being around other people as a net?
sorry condition for very high happiness. Another
study by Nobel Prize Winning psychologist Danny Economy and confirm this. He and his.
Colleagues tested which daily activities make us feel best, the winner
socializing, with others, it's better than eating shopping, relaxing or even watching tv just being with other people, makes us feel good. Even
those people are strangers their lots of sources of
standing around you, you just have to tap into my friend Nick. Happily,
professor of behavioral science, at the University of Chicago's booth, school of business happiness.
And about the intensity of experiences that we have it's about. The frequency of them
Happiness is like is like a leaky tire on your car
You don't have a nice conversational somebody and then are happy forever, but if you have
Nice conversational somebody on a plane that plane ride is more enjoyable than it would have been. Otherwise.
Then you know once you're off the plane ride United targets flat a little bit. You gotta do something else to pump it back up.
So I find a lot of these conversations are like our like. You know, compressors for my from my time.
Next studies, why were so resistant to being more social? Why don't we take more time to fill up our
happiness tyres with a quick conversation. People get the consequences,
social interaction, wrong, predictable strangers, not
engaging conversation with somebody else, give you a cost somewhere else,
and people don't always seem to recognise that it turns out,
cost of not being social, not taking enough time to connect with other people is then it makes us feel
pretty awful fuming, lonelier, isolated, just kind of stinks, lonely
is now growing epidemic around the world. People today,
for feeling lonely at double the rate they did in the nineteen eighties. Take college campuses like where I work at Yale,
nationally in the? U S, right now over sixty per
and of college students report feeling very lonely most of the time this is higher than
any other previous generation of structure
like that, impairs your well being at an impairs. Your health reasons
Research shows that the physical consequences of our increased loneliness are staggering, feeling
isolated is said to be as bad for our health, a smoking fifteen cigarettes a day if low
We know how to help warning it would sound like this
they cause increased risk of inclination disrupted sleep. Abnormal immune response is depression anxiety, I stress levels, early, cognitive decline, alcoholism, cardiovascular disease, stroke, Alzheimer's, diabetes, suicide and even early done. So what can we do to fight this loneliness epidemic? Well,
can get a few hints from people who don't feel all that lonely people like Eleanor Wetzel, I'm
have extra virgin have introvert and so that part of
personality enjoys the connection with people from them.
Went on what sells wife welcomed into her home. It was obvious that this
old fashioned grandmother was the opposite of lonely. She
was one of the most sociable people. I had been a while she had to say
for everything include.
How she met Don T write a blind day. So we
starting as zero, and I think there was
is the chemistry there I had planned to Spain.
Only thirty minutes or so on this interview, but I
chatting with Elinor for over two hours. We talked
Our families were her. Life was like growing up.
She was able to raise so many children and other stuff too asked what her secret was.
To connect with people so easily. It turns out she just chat with strangers whenever she
can. I have no problem with direct eye contact and smiles remunerative. That's right,
we are that's how you relate to people, but I can see a lot of down owners with that
technology that we have available. The atm doesn't smile back at you show me
a pretty eyes or whatever. So we don't want to lose. All of that. It's true that done
Camps have given us back time, but they have also robbed us of them.
What an opportunity to connect with human tellers and our fellow
customers they steal
one of the small chances we have each day to fill up our leaky happiness, tyres.
With a quick conversation, which is why Elinor has to
a relatively shocking stance on Atms
I've actually never used one period. That's right.
Or has never used an atm
even though her husband is the guy that invented them. She just prefers to chat with the teller
I don't think we even know yet how much
he's being lost without that inner action of human beings the whole bit, there's you so are so many components have I wouldn't even have time to go into all of man. I'm sure I haven't even thought of all of them. Eleanor's right here
we're automating the humans. Out of everything. Take music, for example.
One thousand sixty eight
Elinor wanted to hear a new song. She'd have to enter
with a bunch of people, shift a fine
record. Store asked the clerk wedding
a new song, stand in law
with other folks to buy it, and only then
Could you drive home with her kids to throw it on her record player, but today it's different
Who is this Alexa lecture? Big? You can have do everything far you every
who automated convenience we introduce into our lives, has a cost and that car
All too often is a social one. The problem is it's not
when a costly, even realise. The question is why
First, we need some music to send us into the break. So, let's tease what's coming up next Alexa play,
Anything by the talking heads I'm having trouble connecting to the internet, I'm so sorry.
Gimme a moment? The happiness lab we'll be right. Back.
I ride the train,
Chicago. Every day,
to my office in Hyde Park from one of the farce outside suburbs and every day I get on the train, and I was seeing exactly the same kind of phenomena
I've seen it for years,
it begins with observation and Nick happily,
serve something on his daily commute, that is
commonplace. Yet so,
When you really think about it.
People would get on sit down next to their neighbours perfectly decent
lovely people going into Chicago to work.
For the day they would sit down
She took our next to somebody else, and they would then ignore each other for forty five minutes,
those train cars are full of people, which means there
So full of knowledge, stories and jokes, but most are also deathly quiet.
I'm an almost nobody ever talks on the train. The question is why Nick decided to test this
he recruited passengers sharing his commute to work, dividing them into three different groups or conditions, as we researchers call them. He asked each group.
To act in a certain way, while they were on the train, for one can
we told them to keep themselves just focus on their day ahead. Dont engage others around you in conversation this morning,
we ask them to do whatever they normally do, which is typically the same as what happens in the solitude conditional must nobody talks the strangers on the train
I'm in the third condition. We ask them to do something radical. We asked them to try to make a connection with the person who sits down next to you this morning on the train, try to get to know something about him or her.
So they were gonna. Have a conversation what's think about these different groups for a second
Which one would you be happiest and the groups
which you could enjoy your solitude or them
force you to talk to a complete stranger
we naturally have a pretty strong intuition here, but I bet that intuition is wrong:
people reported the most positive commute in
inaction, condition less positive in the control, condition and least positive in the solitude condition, where they kept themselves be.
Forced to talk with a stranger was far away
the most pleasurable experience simply making
connection with someone we don't know makes us feel really good, nix
on this very same study in a number of different context on city buses in cabs, at the
port in waiting rooms they
I'll find the same result. People are happiest when their being
social with someone, but what about the other person
you could imagine that we were potential
spreading misery that the person who is talk too maybe was was unhappy about this. We were like polluting the train with all
this unwanted conversation. So
your conversation make other people miserable well knit tested that to my crew
eating a fake waiting room in his laboratory. They were also happier when they were talked to
then when they were not talked to
and that effect was just as big as the effect on the people who were instructed to talk so didn't.
I dont think we're spreading misery
trains or the buses
acting with someone s pleasant, whether you are the one is initiating an or the one you're you're receiving it note that mix not
advocating harassing someone on the train, or
genuine to try to talk to someone who clearly doesn't want you to speak to them on the same
Is that a quick conversation can make us feel good? The problem is thus not. We think, is going to happen when
asked people to imagine how they feel getting into a conversation with a stranger. They re
we predicted that it wouldn't be fun or uplifting.
He's in that's interesting is because our expertise,
and guide our behavior. So if you expected
be freezing cold outside your pick up a jacket. Nowhere when you got out of you, expect that it's going to be really warm outside. He won't where a jacket. If I expect the talking to somebody-
we pleasant I'll, do it. If I expect it'll be miserable, I won't, but I bet you're thinking.
What? If your shy around people? Maybe all this
talking to strangers. Stuff works if you're, really outgoing, but maybe it sucks for introvert,
and we did measure this weekend, we found a shame
difference at all between introverted extra written in across these conditions that is introvert enjoyed
connecting with others as extroverts did into?
It did not enjoy keeping to themselves and in solitude and extroverts, enjoy that either what
the very our peoples expectation
about how they're going to feel so introvert because
I think that I can enjoy party is going to choose not to go
as an extrovert who enjoys a party might choose to go on
urge people tend to feel happier when they are correct.
With others, and that's true for both extrovert and interests.
Results are quite challenging for a lot of people to hear no matter. What
your personality type is: you will increase your happiness if you interact with people you randomly meat in stores or in part,
transport of creates social connection, keeps you connect
on the right level. I made this very point on the CBS morning. News recently happy people take time for social connection. They try to make
actions with the people on the street, and I got some interesting reactions from the viewers. Here's one too.
It from someone who says quote, talked to a stranger on the bus. Are you insane don't talk to strangers? It's dangerous, didn't your mama teach
here's another one, one of my personal favorite. If its interest
You're talks to me on a bus. I will go nuts people die because of shit like this hell. No,
so, where do you get do his similar reactions where people here these data and dislike? Not true, not me so yeah yeah yeah. I know I get it
all the time I get a lot of
back on this, because the expectations are so strong. So what people are imagining, I think, are right.
And people who might come
up to you and talk to you and
they imagine sort of the worst case outcome.
So they're imagining homeless people are mentally ill people or something who are dangerous to them or psychopaths. Whatever
but that's different situation from what were asking people to do here.
Where does asking you to talk
a person who happens to be sitting next to you and the person who happens to be sitting next to you is likely to
just be a normal person, not a psychopath
we don't do something. That's almost certain to make us happier because we think will be
wait upon by some imaginary psycho killer, actually we're going into the brake again. Alexa play psycho killer
by the time, having trouble connecting to the internet,
That's so annoying I'm! So sorry the show will be back in a moment.
Nick aptly. Things were too scared of falling victim to some psycho killer. To strike up conversations on a train. Such unfair
did fears are part of why we seem to find the automation revolution. So alluring
Hans Atm was a first step, but now
we are killing the human part of so many of our interactions,
want to introduce you to someone who's deeply worried about this new direction. Someone who is me
changes in his own life. To fight
David Byrne. We're losing something and a lot of the efficiency that we think is. There is kind of an illusion. This is insane you
probably know David is attacking heads frogman, but will you may not know is a David also rights, brilliant social essays he recently off
the fantastic article, four, the MIT Technology review on the hidden dangers of automation, its title
eliminating the human. If these
these becoming so ubiquitous thee,
elimination of the human and
fraction. What does it,
mean for us as
society, as a community David's thesis, is that humans
developed over millions of years to work trade, have fun and form relationships face to face.
You getting all these are different signals. You're, getting signal
Body, language, their facial expression,
what their eyes are doing
tone of their voice. We are,
Social animals, that's what we are lacking:
some wolves, and we are at
more. That flourishes because we are social and you wonder what will happen
what is happening, wind, that aspect of our deep make up
starts to be taken away from us or not so much taken away? We give it up vote
that we're all voluntarily turning our backs on our fellow humans every day, thanks to new products which promises, ease and convenience, be it an atm or an app
pre order, our groceries or a thumb streaming servant,
That saves us a trip to a crowded movie theater on
or design these things
I had in the front of their mind. Can I come up with
technology to eliminate some of the human interaction in my life, but it should
seems to be the result notice
back to inventors liked on. What's all who is it
socialists social can be, but David
is that a relatively small section of society, namely
the engineers who design all this stuff there
creating a world that the rest of us must inhabit and
are creating it in their own image. My
there was an engineer I enjoy that that mindset of looking at things from an engineers point of
but I recognise a lot of that in a lot of fur
Programmers coders engineers,
designing a lot of the things that kind of
envelop us in the contemporary world. You can sense that
a lot of these guys, and most of them are guys are now.
Comfortable in social situations, so
when if they would not
Golly say I'm
but make a world where I never have to interact with a person they MIKE
consciously do that. That's
world that has been made for us and
whether we want to or not
we're living in their world? Whether or not you complete
we buy the stereotype
all engineers shun human company. Most of us can admit,
what they ve designed is often pretty tempting menu.
Have moments where we relish opportunities to be by ourselves or just hide away Abed
when I was much younger. I was much shire was much much more
more uncomfortable in social situations. I would cry
a kind of
facade or character or persona that would be
I face for
interaction. It was a little bit artificial. In that sense, I can
unify and understand that a lot of people feel like
Oh? No. If I can,
figure out a way to navigate the world with as few annoying
interactions with the human then
very good. Let's design interfaces that speed things along and help
someone who is uncomfortable and social situations, for example, get through
without the pesky human at the
His MIT Tack Review article David argues
as we spend less and less time talking and listening to each other will become less tolerant of each other's differences.
Will become more inclined to envy and antagonism, its
billing prospect, but can
I and save us. Can researchers like Nick convinced the champions of automation there get
the balance between convenience and happiness, all wrong, I'm afraid to save it, doesn't look promising
remember next exe
met using train passengers, how he found that the people here
forced into conversation with their fellow commuters, had happier journeys we'll make reported these fine,
back to the head of marketing at the railroad company? And here was her response. Nick
you're, not gonna, believe what we're about to do. She said
we're gonna roll out a new policy on the trains, we're gonna put in place a quiet car. I said oh really
and then the choir car is one. She explain where people are not allowed to engage
conversation and not allowed to talk on their cell phones are not allowed to talk to somebody sit next them is supposed to be. Absolutely quite Nick was surprised,
is by the train. Company had made a decision that completely contradicted his while being research, and she said well because we asked people on a survey what they wanted, and this is what they said they wanted.
Course, I pointed out, there is exactly what our participants said. They wanted to add just turned out, not quite to be,
at least in terms of their well being Nick being a good scientist
wanted to know if the railroad people had carried out.
Experiment with the opposite of a quiet car,
Have you ever just put a chatty car.
On the line where people can,
get together. You know maybe snacks or something I get together, and you just talking
You know get to know your neighbours a little bit get to know your commuters you're you're, chatty car
and she laughed, and you know it- we ve never done the chatty car, but we used to have bar cars on the trains were
where people get together and often they were then connect with each other there, and I- and I ask you to have the markers anymore anymore. She said. No, we don't
anymore and asked. Why not? I was imagining her telling stories about people stumbling off the trains drunk or something it, but she said
your problem was they were too crowded
that is, they were to popular so
we're too many people who wanted to be in there. That's the point.
Which, as a behavioral science, just sort of
clearly seems they have clear data that people really enjoy being able to connect with each other and yet that service doesn't doesn't get extended.
They cancelled it because the chair,
car or the equivalent of it was, was too crowded. So if banks,
and railroad companies and apt designers and store owners aren't going to come to
rescue. What are we to do to stop
feeling so isolated. The answer is pretty simple,
just need to connect with other people and not just our
friends and family members. We all
We need to make the effort to connect more with strangers the rand
People around us in lines in our commute they matter more than we think David Byrne realized
despite his natural shyness he's trying to be part of the cure
he now embraces opportunities to connect with the people who cross his path,
and the other day the subways were messed up, and there was a chinese guy who
was really have a heart. He had some luggage with him when he was really having a hard time. Everything of everything is changing. This trains now on this line. This trains now running on this line. This used to be an express now, it's a local, was all this,
kind of figured it out together, which was come sweep.
You have made
What I discover is very often
They'll smile that you are sharing this ignores
with them. They might laugh you laugh and, and so the kind of well
he's a good cliche, but a brightens your day for another fifteen minutes at least.
So. What have we learned in this episode for one thing,
We too readily assume that convenience efficiency and near
gratification are the routes to happiness
that assumption is often wrong. Tat
Any human interactions are the burst of air. We need for our happiness, tyres to steal next metaphor
your mind, might tell you a quick conversation is going to be awkward too much time not worth it.
But those intuitions are wrong even for shy folks, so get out there and make a new connect
Next time you are standing in line talked to the person next to you. If you
cant, think of something to say you could tell them.
Lines are an opportunity and that the guy,
who had the inspiration for the ATM machine did so, while waiting in a bank line
his wife does never
who's that invention you could even
tell them that you
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I found Mimi back here I'll leave the door unlocked the last archived coming
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Transcript generated on 2020-05-26.