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Happiness model could help people go from good to great

Happiness model could help people go from good to great | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
The sayings "variety is the spice of life" and "happiness isn't getting what you want, but wanting what you get" seem to have a psychological basis, according to a new study by a psychologist who identified two keys to becoming happier and staying...
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Deric Bownds' MindBlog: The psychology of perceived wealth.

Deric Bownds' MindBlog: The psychology of perceived wealth. | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

We studied the perception of wealth as a function of varying levels of assets and debt. We found that with total wealth held constant, people with positive net worth feel and are seen as wealthier when they have lower debt

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Second-guessing one's decisions leads to unhappiness, psychology researcher finds

Second-guessing one's decisions leads to unhappiness, psychology researcher finds | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it
You're in search of a new coffee maker, and the simple quest becomes, well, an ordeal. After doing copious amounts of research and reading dozens of consumer reviews, you finally make a purchase, only to wonder: "Was this the right choice?
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World map of Happiness by Country

World map of Happiness by Country | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Quantifying happiness isn't an easy task. Researchers at the Gallup World Poll went about it by surveying thousands of respondents in 155 countries, between 2005 and 2009, in order to measure two types of well-being..


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Sleep: The Key to Happiness?

Sleep: The Key to Happiness? | Psychology and Brain News | Scoop.it

Disrupted sleep is often a symptom associated with mood disorders, like depression, but researchers now believe that sleep problems may be a contributing factor in causing these disorders.

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Julien Cuyeu's curator insight, November 22, 2014 11:47 PM

Women would be so thrilled for this.