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Experiences make you happier than ‘stuff,’ even before you buy


Rediscovering Our Mundane Moments Brings Us Unexpected Pleasure

We like to document life's momentous occasions, but new research suggests there is value in capturing our more mundane experiences, which can bring us unexpected joy in the future. ... More>


Emergency Plane Landing Yields PTSD Clues


A Memorable Flight


Anticipating Experience-Based Purchases More Enjoyable Than Material Ones

We're told to focus discretionary spending on trips over TVs, since experiences typically bring greater enjoyment than do material goods. This enjoyment may begin before we even buy, researchers find. ... More>