Month: March 2017

Smarter people are happier, says new analysis involving 80,000 participants, but only a bit

By Christian Jarrett “happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know” Ernest Hemingway A lot of us would like to be smarter and happier, but does one lead to the other? Folk wisdom suggests not: old sayings tell us that “ignorance is bliss” and that “only a fool can be happy”. What does the psychology …

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