New equation reveals how other people’s fortunes affect our happiness

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/06/160614083116.htm

A new equation, showing how our happiness depends not only on what happens to us but also how this compares to other people, has been developed by researchers. The team developed an equation to predict happiness in 2014, highlighting the importance of expectations, and the new updated equation also takes into account other people’s fortunes.

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