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Economic Growth Can’t Buy Happiness

A nation’s economic prosperity has little impact on citizens’ happiness when there are large gaps in income equality. ... More>


Microlending Success Starts with a Smile

A massive analysis of real microlending data demonstrates that positive facial expressions – such as a smile – lead to more successful campaigns. ... More>


Learn Self-Control, Stay Off the Dole


Childhood Self-Control Linked to Enhanced Job Prospects Throughout Life

Data from two longitudinal studies with over 15,000 British children suggest that children with high levels of self-control will reap the benefits throughout their working life. ... More>


Poverty may affect the growth of children’s brains