From the happiness study files: the effect of positive attitude, income on happiness

by Ryan Streeter on April 27, 2014. Follow Ryan on Twitter.

This new study by Madhu Mohanty uses NLSY data and finds that:

…positive attitude is not only a covariate of happiness, but also a determinant of happiness, especially in the sample of matured adults.

It looks like this builds on an earlier study by the same author.