Brij Singh's Blog

June 28, 2006

What you did in your college will affect your happiness in old age!

Filed under: Tech — Brij @ 12:57 am

(Via BoingBoing) This is another evidence that we are still figuring out how human mind works and how we derive happiness. Columbia University professors have come out with a rather amusing results from their study (it’s pdf) that :

in the long run, people tend to regret having missed out on opportunities for pleasure — and they wish they hadn’t been so diligent about working

My own experience from college days and talking to some of the friends who really pushed the envelope on academic fronts. I agree to this report. I look back to those days as total fun time.

To me college was and will always be for fun. Academic pursuits is something you do after leaving college and mostly in non-campus settings. Not surprisingly I was in the lucky minority.

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