Between Pleasure and Contentment: Evolutionary Dynamics of Some Possible Parameters of Happiness.

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Gao, Yue; Edelman, Shimon;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 11,issue 5 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0153193, pmc: PMC4856412
  • Subject: Research Article | Cognitive Psychology | Mathematics | Behavioral and Social Aspects of Health | Motivation | Learning | Simulation and Modeling | Physical Sciences | Psychology | Happiness | Public and Occupational Health | Food Consumption | Behavior | Systems Science | Biology and Life Sciences | Emotions | Computer and Information Sciences | Neuroscience | Research and Analysis Methods | Physiology | Medicine | Agent-Based Modeling | Q | R | Learning and Memory | Social Sciences | Science | Medicine and Health Sciences | Physiological Processes | Cognitive Science

We offer and test a simple operationalization of hedonic and eudaimonic well-being (“happiness”) as mediating variables that link outcomes to motivation. In six evolutionary agent-based simulation experiments, we compared the relative performance of agents endowed with ... View more
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