Tag: happiness

Top 10 Facts – Money

When most of us think of money we think of circular fragments of metal, inked sheets of paper, and quasi-magical plastic issued by the bank-fairy. But what did people do before money? Well, long before the advent of modern day currencies, people engaged in a practice known as barter. Bartering is the direct exchange of […]

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Can Money Buy Happiness?

While many of us go through life with the persuit of money on our minds, we’re often told that money can’t buy happiness. But what truth is there in the saying? Is there a correlation between money and happiness? And, if so, how can we use it to our advantage? Humans are very sensitive to […]

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16 Things Money Can’t Buy

Brainy Dose Presents: 16 Things Money Can’t Buy We talk A LOT about money, and we dedicate a great deal of time trying to make more of it – so we can spend it, invest or save it. This makes money seem like the most valuable thing in the world… Don’t get me wrong, money […]

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Cyanide & Happiness Compilation – #1

*Muffled laughter* *plate shatters* -*Chuckles* Well son, are you ready to open your present? Whoa! *Tears wrapping paper* -Wha…? -It’s your very own pony! Dad, you idiot! I WANTED AN XBOX! *Grumbles* Nuh uh uh! Not so fast, son. This isn’t JUST a pony, for within this pony is the antidote. An antidote you ask? […]

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Sendhil Mullainathan, 2014 Sheffrin Lecture at UC Davis

Welcome, everyone, to the Sheffrin Lecture in Public Policy. I’m Ron Mangun. I’m the Dean of the Division of Social Sciences here, and it’s my privilege to welcome you to the fifth annual Sheffrin Lecture in Public Policy. My predecessor Steve Sheffrin and his wife Anjali established the Sheffrin Lectures in Public Policy with a […]

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Integrative Science Symposium: Psychology in an Economic World

I would like to thank firstly on the behalf of everyone associated with ICPS planning these four speakers for coming we could not have quite literally a more extraordinary set of speakers for this event our format is as follows a contributors have been asked to speak for about thirty minutes each given the time […]

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