October 2011

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Why Spending Money on Others Promotes Your Happiness

31 October 2011

Contrary to many people’s instincts, money spent on others gives more happiness than money spent on themselves.

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The Dangers of Comparison Shopping

27 October 2011

Canon or Nikon? Apple or PC? This or that? Does it really make that much difference? No, not as much as we predict.

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Why Many Small Pleasures Beat Fewer Larger Ones

25 October 2011

The psychological mysteries of cakes and massages revealed.

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Are Men or Women More Cooperative?

20 October 2011

Men edge out women in single-sex interactions, but women win in mixed-sex situations.

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7 Ways Work Can Make You Physically Sick

18 October 2011

Sick of work? If you are held back by your organisation, it may be making you physically sick.

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Stop Being Socially Lazy and Start Enjoying Yourself

14 October 2011

Talking to strangers is more fun than we predict because showing off makes us feel good.

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Why You Should Keep Your Goals Secret

12 October 2011

Making a public commitment to your goals reduces motivation.

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