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Money does buy happiness, but only if…


Curiosity Leads Us to Seek Out Unpleasant, Even Painful, Outcomes

Curiosity is a powerful motivator--so powerful that it can lead us to choose potentially painful and unpleasant outcomes with no apparent benefits, even when we could avoid these outcomes altogether. ... More>


Spending That Fits Personality Can Boost Well-Being

Analyses of nearly 77,000 actual bank transactions in the UK suggest that money may actually buy happiness when your purchases fit your personality traits. ... More>


Long-Term Pot Use Linked to Financial, Social Problems in Midlife

People who smoked cannabis frequently, and over many years, ended up in a lower social class than their parents, with less skilled jobs than non-regular cannabis smokers, longitudinal data show. ... More>