Does America's positive psychology boom owe a debt to eastern thinkers? "Despite the gloomy global economy, the field of positive psychology is booming. Often described simplistically by journalists as 'the science of happiness,' it's actually a broad focus on our strengths and talents, virtues and peak experiences in daily living. ... Yet, amid this flurry of excitement, it's shameful that so little credit is given to a key figure who helped shift the focus away from Sigmund Freud's gloomy fixations to a more optimistic view of human nature: Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki."