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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>

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One of science’s most baffling questions? Why we yawn