Also in the works: A computer than can tell when you are pissed at it.
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Happiness can be fleeting. This study finds a key to ongoing happiness: hang on to good times, and don't compare your experiences to those of others.
Happiness may stem from a balanced perspective involving looking fondly on the past, enjoying the present and having goals to strive for in the future.
Most people would rather take a high-paying job with longer work hours than a lower-paying job that would make them happier, a new study shows.
Turns out, younger people get more bliss from excitement, while older individuals prefer peacefulness.
Pets are good sources of social and emotional support for everyone, not just people facing health challenges.