Research shows "hygge," or intentional intimacy, is the driving force behind the Danes' generally positive attitude.
New research from Germany suggests growing up in a single-parent household produces a small but significant long-term negative impact.
The latest entry in a special project in which business and labor leaders, social scientists, technology visionaries, activists, and journalists weigh in on the most consequential changes in the workplace.
New research finds happier people live longer, on average, while angry ones are more likely to die early.
New research throws into question the belief that right-wingers tend to be happier than those on the left.
Marriage isn’t the happiness elixir America wants it to be. If anything, it simply distracts us from persisting economic and social injustices that undermine all types of relationships.
Oliver Burkeman explores human nature, violence, feminism, and religion with one of the world’s most controversial cognitive scientists. Can he dent Steven Pinker’s optimism?
New research finds college students are happier than usual when they are engaging in creative activities.