Psychology & Psychiatry

Tired of London? Maybe you're living in the wrong place

"When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life," observed the writer Samuel Johnson in the eighteenth century. In fact, research published today suggests such a man may be merely living in the wrong postcode. A study ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Can money buy happiness? Gallup poll asks, and the world answers

A worldwide survey of more than 136,000 people in 132 countries included questions about happiness and income, and the results reveal that while life satisfaction usually rises with income, positive feelings don't necessarily ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Social media has limited effects on teenage life satisfaction

Researchers from the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), part of the University of Oxford, used an eight-year survey of UK households (Understanding Society, part of the UK Household Longitudinal Study) to study how long teenagers ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Money only buys happiness for a certain amount

There is an optimal point to how much money it takes to make an individual happy, and that amount varies worldwide, according to research from Purdue University.

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