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VIEWS ON HAPPINESS: Views on happiness in public opinion Beliefs about happiness Myths about happiness
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Myths about happiness, misunderstanding, folk tale
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List of Publications on this Subject

Authors Title / Source Year Cameron, P. Social Stereotypes: 3 Faces of Happiness.
Psychology Today, 1974, Vol. 8, 63 - 64
Cargan, L.; Melko, M. Singles: Myths and Realities.
Sage Publications, 1982, Beverly Hills, USA
Kearl, M.C. An Inquiry into the Positive Personal and Social Effects of Old Age, Stereotypes among the Elderly.
International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 1981-1982, Vol. 14, 227 - 290
Mancini, J.A.; Cavigan, M.A.; Franklin, A.; Quinn, W.H. Social Network Interaction among Older Adults: Implications for Life Satisfaction.
Human Relations, 1980, Vol. 33, 543 - 554
Myers, D.G. The Pursuit of Happiness. Who is Happy and Why?
William Morrow, 1992, New York, USA
Sigelman, L. Is Ignorance Bliss? A Reconsideration of the Folk Wisdom.
Human Relations, 1981, Vol. 34, 965 - 974
Martin, P. Making Happy People. The Nature of Happiness and its Origins in Childhood.
Harper Collins Publisher, 2005, London, UK
Gilbert, D.T. Stumbling on Happiness.
Vintage Books, 2005, New York, USA
Hagerty, M.R. Was Life Better in the ' Good Old Days'? Intertemporal, Judgments of Life Satisfaction.
Journal of Happiness Studies, 2003, Vol. 4, 115 - 139
Diener, E. Myths in the Science of Happiness, and Directions of Future Research.
Eid, M.; Larsen, R.J.; Eds.: ''The Science of Subjective Well-Being'', The Guilford Press, 2008, New York, USA, 493 - 514.
Powdthavee, N And you think Having Children make you Happy? A Case of Focusing Illusion.
Discussion papers in Economics no 2008/31, 2008, University of York, UK
Schkade, D.A.; Kahneman, D. Does Living in California make People Happy? A Focusing Illusion in Judgements of Life Satisfaction.
Psychological Science, 1998, Vol. 9, 340 - 346
Biswas-Diener, R. 5 Myths of Positive Psychology.
Psychology Today, April 2013, 1
Bock, S. Staying Positive: Women’s Illness Narratives and the Stigmatized Vernacular.
Health, Culture and Society, 2013, Vol. 5, 150 - 166
Veenhoven, R. Classic Wisdom About Ways of Happiness: How does it apply Today.
Giorgino, V.; Ed.: "SpringerBriefs in Well-Being and QOL research" , Dordrecht, The Netherlands, 1 - 12
Lucas, R.E.; Diener, E.; Dyrenforth, P.S. Four Myths About Subjective Well-Being.
Social and Personality Psychology Compass 2008, Vol. 5, 2001 - 2015
Davies, A.D. The Happiness Industry - How the Government and Big Business Sold Us Well-Being.
The Happiness Industry - How the Government and Big Business Sold Us Well-Being, 2015, 1 - 303 , Brooklyn, NY, USA
Lyubomirsky, S. The Myths of Happiness.
The Penquin Press, 2013, New York, USA
Fisher, C. Why do lay People Believe that Satisfaction and Performance are correlated? Possible Sources of a commonsense theory.
Journal of Organizational Behavior, 2003, Vol. 24, 753 - 777
Oishi, S.; Kushlev, K. Progressive Taxation, Income Inequality, and Happiness.,
American Psychologist, 2018, Online Publication, 1 - 14
Schnabel, P. Feiten en Gevoel (Facts and Feeling)
Sturen op Geluk, Sociaal en Cultureel Planbureau, 2012, The Hague, Netherlands, chapter 2
Kennedy,J. Subjective Wellbeing and the Discount Rate
Journal of Happiness Studies , 2020, Vol. 21, 635-