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Neuropsychologist Rick Hanson on 'Hardwiring Happiness'

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A real human brain being displayed as part of new exhibition at the Bristol attraction is seen on March 8, 2011 in Bristol, England.
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Some ideas from a neuroscientist on how to change your brain, and your life, for the better. Rick Hanson says the brain's hard-wired "negativity bias" helped ancient animals survive, but can pose obstacles to a happy life. 

Some tips on how to overcome that, from the author of "Hardwiring Happiness." Rick Hanson spoke at Augsburg College in Minneapolis Oct. 16, 2014.