Research on lottery winners suggests there is a negative correlation between winning the lottery and happiness. Many winners felt like losers. How do you account for this effect? Given this research, if you won the lottery, what would you do ensure a positive outcome?
Research indicates that rates of depression have increased dramatically over the past 50 years, while there has been a substantial increase in affluence (Baumgardner & Crothers, 2009). Discuss the theories that account for the relationship between these two variables.
Discuss two major findings from research on gender and happiness. How do these findings fit with your personal observations or experiences?