Have you ever wondered if party rockers are truly happy?

A recent study on the subject yielded results that might surprise you.

The study illustrated in this video is just one example of a new movement called Experimental Philosophy (or "x-phi" for short). Experimental philosophers go after philosophical questions by taking the unusual approach of getting up out of their armchairs and going out to the streets to conduct empirical studies. If you want to learn more about experimental philosophy, here's one place to start: http://pantheon.yale.edu/~jk762/xphipage/