Pushing aside GDP for a measure of human well-being turns out to be very, very difficult. Ask Dan Benjamin
Cassie Holmes’ book combines social science and personal history; jilted on the way to the altar
Happy memories of life-stage transitions can be bittersweet
Globally, lower-income people feel a stronger connection
Zara’s excess inventory, why California housing seems more reasonably priced and the right amount of free time
Even abundant free time, used in meaningful pursuits, brings happiness
When might most other people choose to visit the bank?
Fatigue during a morning class dissuades some from rewarding majors
Active traders lose their edge as a marital breakup approaches
Popular notion that the poor console themselves with fantasy is perhaps more a comfort to the rich
Which one walks out happier?
Forced to nod in agreement, workers may embrace conspiracy theories, be less trusting
Housing guaranteed, rent payments went toward food
Test's originator was a central co-author but died before its completion
Less so when it’s really bad news
Decision making research may sometimes rush to judgment