Happiness in modern society: Why intelligence and ethnic composition matter

  title={Happiness in modern society: Why intelligence and ethnic composition matter},
  author={S. Kanazawa and N. Li},
  journal={Journal of Research in Personality},
  • S. Kanazawa, N. Li
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Research in Personality
  • Recent developments in evolutionary psychology suggest that living among others of the same ethnicity might make individuals happier and further that such an effect of the ethnic composition on life satisfaction may be stronger among less intelligent individuals. Data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health showed that White Americans had significantly greater life satisfaction than all other ethnic groups in the US and this was largely due to the fact that they were the… CONTINUE READING
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