happiness

Chief Happiness Officer Is the Latest, Creepiest Job in Corporate America
July 23, 2014

You will be happy, dammit. And Big Brother will make sure of it.

Want A Happier Life? Act Your Age.
The smarter science on how to invest your time
January 22, 2014

The latest research from happiness economists focuses on ordinary and extraordinary experiences. 

The Science of the Science of Happiness
March 22, 2013

A researcher spent 38 years asking whether his college classmates were happy. You don't have to have been in his class to learn something from the results.

Should Striving Ever Stop?
When the best thing to do is to settle for good enough
February 23, 2013

Robert E. Goodin argues for the importance of settling for things. Cass Sunstein argues that behavioral economics can help you to decide when to settle.