The Science of Happiness

Learn the latest psychology behind why it's hard to be happy, and take our quiz to learn how your contentment compares to that in other cultures

The Many Faces of Happiness

Cultural twists on the concept hint at new ways of lifting your spirits and making you more content with life


Global Survey Links Religion and Happiness

An analysis of the Gallop World Poll finds that there is an association with religion and increased happiness, but only in societies that lack adequate social support. Christie Nicholson reports


Quiz: How Happy Are You?

Answer these 11 simple questions to compare your score with worldwide data


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