Thursday, December 9, 2010
Money Really Doesn't Buy Happiness
We've all heard the phrase 'money can't buy happiness', right? Well as it turns out, not only does it not buy happiness but it makes you less appricaitive of what you already have. Quiodback et al found that those who were shown pictures of money or prompted to think of money were less able to feel positive emotions. In a second study they found that those prompted enjoyed a chocolate bar less than those not prompted. So while you may be jealous because only the super rich can buy the new Lamborgheni, you can be satisfied knowing that they will not enjoy it.