What, Exactly, Is Delight? Can It Be Designed and Measured?

When we say we are “delighted,” what do we mean? Can a delightful experience be thoughtfully designed and evaluated? Thalia Wheatley, an associate professor of psychological and brain sciences, is looking for answers to those questions. So this spring, she teamed up with Lorie Loeb, a research professor of computer science and director of the DALI Lab, to teach an experimental course called “Impact Design.”

Read the whole article over at Dartmouth News.