By: Elijah Driscoll
Feel- Good, Do- Good
People’s tendency to be helpful when
already in a good mood.
happiness video :57
1.Within most affluent countries, people with lot of
money are somewhat happier than those who
struggle to afford life's basic needs.(Di Tella
2.People in rick countries are also somewhat
happier than those in poor countries(Steel &
3.Those who have experienced a recent
windfall from a lottery, an inheritance, or a
surging economy typically feel some elation.
Losing money has even more emotional
impact. This illustrates a basic principle.
Losses loom larger than gains.
Self- perceived happiness or satisfaction with life. Used
along with measures of objective well-being to
evaluate people’s quality of life.
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Subjective well-being(combined happiness
and satisfaction) in 82 societies
Our tendency to form judgments( of sounds, of lights,
of income) relative to neutral level defined by our
The perception that one is worse off relative to those
with whom one compares oneself.
What are people experiencing when they have a
tendency to be helpful because they are in a
Feel-Good, Do-Good Phenomenon
We tend to for judgments relative to a neutral
level by our prior experience. What are we
People who smile a lot appear to have a good
sense of ____________
What is relative deprivation?
The perception that one is worse off relative to
those with whom one compares oneself.