There’s an excellent article in the New York Review of Books this month, by Sue Calpern, which looks at the rash of new books on happiness published by the likes of Sonya Lyubomirsky, Tal Ben-Shahar and others. She reviews another new book, by Harvard neuroscientist Jerome Kagan [pictured], which raises the question of whether we Read more…

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Religion makes you happy, according to a new study from the Paris School of Economics. The author, professor Andrew Clark, says: “We originally started the research to work out why some European countries had more generous unemployment benefits than others, but our analysis suggested that religious people suffered less psychological harm from unemployment than the Read more…

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