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Month: August 2014

Equation can “predict momentary happiness”

Equation can “predict momentary happiness”

It has long been known that happiness depends on many different life circumstances. Now scientists have developed a mathematical equation that can predict momentary delight. They found that participants were happiest when they performed better than expected during a risk-reward task. Brain scans also revealed that happiness scores correlated with areas known to be important for well-being. For the full story, click here.