Monday, November 13, 2006

What makes people happy...

The main tenets of modern economics is that "People act in their self interest most of the time and that they usually know what exactly their self interest is". But do they really know it? Most will say that Health, Family, Childern or Money :) would bring happiness. But how do u know?

I always wondered whether our pets are happier than us? They seem to be laid back and happy most of the time anyway :).






A group of economist and psychologists have started experiments to check exactly what makes humans happy and its impact to the economy. Check this article at newyorker.com to find out more.

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