The Changing Nature of Happiness

03.06.2015 - 17:11

„What makes you happy?“ asked Sandie McHugh and Jerome Carson, University of Bolton, United Kingdom, in the same way, as Mass Observation did in their famous study in Bolton nearly 80 years before.

The surprising results: In 1938 security, knowledge and religion were seen as being the three most important aspects of happiness. In 2014 security was still in the top three, but good humour and leisure were in first and second places.

Read more about Sandie McHugh´s presentation at Conference of the British Psychological Society on May, 5 2015 in Liverpool.