Dr. Nicholas Christakis, who studies the mathematical, social, and genetic determinants of social network structure, explains how happiness flows one person to another.
Dr. David Buss, an evolutionary psychologist who studies mating strategies, gender conflict, social status, and the function of emotions in cultures around the world. He talks about the universality of love and the differences between what women want and what men want.
Dr. Art Aron, an expert on relationships, social cognition, and social neuroscience, recounts the findings of his famous Capilano Bridge experiment. This experiment demonstrated that
Jason, who suffers from Asperger's Syndrom, talks about his struggle to overcome his problems with social interactions. Dr. Ami Klim explains the challenges people with Asperger's have with intuitive behavior.
Bob Shumaker, a former POW in Vietnam, describes how he and his fellow prisoners developed a social network that was crucial to their surviving three years in solitary confinement. They succeeded by creating a tap code that allowed them to communicate through their cell walls.
Dr. John Norcross, an expert on psychotherapy and self-help, explains the problems of using unvetted self-help materials. He discusses the findings of his eight-year study of self-help materials as well as what works and what doesn't.