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What Makes Us Happy?

February 19, 2022

Happiness has more dimensions than what is generally assumed. Factors like pleasure, engagement with life, and having purpose or meaning provide the highest levels of happiness over time. […]

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Archival Research in Psychology

January 25, 2022

The findings based on data from archival research are tangible, such as how spending time in nature affects one’s mood. It helps establish a correlation between two variables. […]

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The Replication Crisis and Positive Psychology

January 20, 2022

Failure to replicate the results of some famous studies of the past has led to more rigorous research techniques in psychology. Another focus of psychology has been in the field of positive psychology. […]

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Perceptions and Beliefs Are Not Reality

January 18, 2022

The gap between appearance and reality and misperception of the factors that drive how others behave, even when that behavior is identical to our own, occurs quite regularly. […]

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