Happiness Outline 2

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2 Happiness People who are happy  perceive the world as  being _______. They are  able to make decisions  ______, are more  cooperative, rate job  applicants more  favorably, and live  healthier, energized, and  more satisfied lives. 
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3 Subjective Well-Being Subjective well-being is the self-perceived feeling of  happiness or satisfaction with life. Research on new  positive psychology is on the rise. h t p : / w e b . f i n l v g c o m
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4 Emotional Ups and Downs Over the long run, our emotional ups and downs tend to  __________. Although grave diseases can bring  individuals emotionally down, most people adapt. C o u r t e s y f A n a P
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Happiness as Life Satisfaction Do we bounce back from negative events? Previous research suggested that we have a _________ of happiness to which we return. Researchers suggest that happiness is between _____________ heritable. Does it matter what the negative event is?
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The event type matters Richard Lucas, Current Directions in Psychological Science
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durability bias in affective forecasting Do we know what makes us happy? Do we know how long those feelings of happiness will last? Common events tend to affect us for ______________________ ___________________. Uncommon events such as losing a child in a car accident affect us for __________________________________. Durability bias – we think that things will have a _________
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2012 for the course PSYCH 6 taught by Professor Devers during the Spring '12 term at UCSD.

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