The Pitfalls of the Pursuit of Happiness
The pursuit of happiness is often considered an ideal, but it may be possible to have too much—or the wrong kind—of a good thing.
Happiness is a Warm Democracy
A greater exposure to democracy leads to a higher level of self-reported happiness.
According to one scholar, we're inundated with ways to pursue pleasure, which we conflate with happiness, to our own detriment.
The Equation for Happiness
Is there an equation for happiness? And if so, can science really define it?
Charles Dickens Had It Right
Materialism, by most measures, does not correlate to happiness.
Does Socialism Make People Happy?
Bernie Sanders cites Denmark's social welfare programs as a model. We turn to socialism and see whether he's right.