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How winning the lottery affects happiness, according to psychology research

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Experts Reveal What Makes for a Happier Holiday. Hint: It’s Not More Stuff.

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The pleasure/happiness gap

Pleasure is short-term, addictive and selfish. It's taken, not given. It works on dopamine. Happiness is long-term, additive and generous. It's giving, not taking. It works on serotonin. This is not merely simple semantics. It's a fundamental