Tech Predicting Human Happiness With Math? There's an App for That

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Predicting Human Happiness With Math? There's an App for That

Oh science, must you boil even the most ephemeral and life-affirming things, including the very concept of human happiness, down to complex math?

Yes, of course you must. And that's why we have a new mathematical equation to predict happiness from researchers at University College of London, which they tested by building it into a mobile game.

The researchers developed their equation using a study in which 26 people were tested on a decision-making task in which they could earn or lose money....
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