Progressive Taxation, Income Inequality, and Happiness

Should We Tolerate Rude Behavior?

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Should We Tolerate Rude Behavior?

In a recent article for Psychology Today, licensed clinical social worker Linda Esposito considers the potential psychological effects of rudeness…

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Progressive Taxation, Income Inequality, and Happiness

Psychology research provides new input on the association(s) between progressive taxation, income inequality, and happiness A recent article from the American Psychological Association publication, the American Psychologist, links the policy of “progressive taxation” with increased happiness among poorer Americans, but- contrary to expectation- it was NOT associated with decreased happiness among richer Americans. Authors Shigehiro Oishi, Kostadin Kushlev, and Ulrich…

Should We Tolerate Rude Behavior?

In a recent article for Psychology Today, licensed clinical social worker Linda Esposito considers the potential psychological effects of rudeness vs civility and how to promote psychological well-being for ourselves and others. Here are some highlights from the article (full version here): “… the internet and social media allows us to post comments anonymously and hide behind default avatars. This…

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