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An aerial, as opposed to ground-level, view of time

An aerial, as opposed to ground-level, view of time

Do today and yesterday and tomorrow loom large in your thinking, with the more distant past and future barely visible on the horizon? That’s...

New study shows we work harder when we are happy

Happiness makes people more productive at work, according to the latest research from the University of Warwick. Economists carried out a number of experiments to...

Lives of meaning, happiness not the same thing

While lives of meaningfulness and happiness overlap, they are distinctly different, according to Stanford research. In a study published in the Journal of Positive Psychology, Jennifer Aaker of...

People mean most for our collective happiness

Swedish soccer star Zlatan is associated with happiness, but not iPhones. A new study at the Sahlgrenska Academy and Lund University suggests that our...
Scientists measure countries' well-being

Positive emotion influences a depressive-to-happy state and increases life satisfaction

By combining the experience of self-reported positive and negative emotions among 1,400 US-residents, researchers created four affective profiles which they then used to discern...

Acceptance predicts satisfaction in later life

When older adults lose control as they move into residential care, they adapt and accept what cannot be changed in order to stay happy. According...

Xenophobia has no effect on migrants’ happiness, says study

Employment and health problems rather than the xenophobia in their new country, are the biggest reasons that migrants feel less happy than average, a...

What ‘happiness’ means to consumers

Happiness means different things to different consumers, depending on whether they're focused on the future or the present, according to a new study in...

The Brain in a Bucket

Have you ever seen a real brain? I remember the first time I saw one, in a neuropsych class: the instructor put on rubber gloves...

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