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Prof. Thomas Gilovich: Want Happiness? Buy Experiences, Not Things, Says a Cornell Psychologist

Prof. Thomas Gilovich

Dept. of Psychology

Cornell University

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Want Happiness? Buy Experiences, Not Things, Says a Cornell Psychology

Happiness can mean very different things to different people. How to achieve it is a lifelong question for most of us. Our religions and politics offer their own prescriptions. But what does science have to say about it?

Psychology Professor Thomas Gilovich from Cornell University has made four studies on the subject over decades and came to the conclusion that happiness is derived from experiences, not things. Continue Reading