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Demographics and well-being

Religion, age, gender, education, marriage, having children, geographical location

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Religion and SWB

Moderated by culture

3

Religion

Not one thing, religious diversity

4

Magic ingredient of religion

Comfort, social support, meaning in life, larger than self, explanatory belief system, ritual, fitting in

Growing up religious- More structured and secure

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Person-environment fit

If you live in a religious area, you're happier if you're religious

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Age and SWB

Varies by culture
- decline in LS- having children, taking care of parents/spouse
No golden age

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Sex differences

Small and inconsistent
have different causes
- work success- males
- relationships- females

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Education

a lot of the education effect is due to income
once income is controlled, not a significant determinant

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Marriage

Selection and social effects difference
- people who get married were happier to begin with
- people who don't get divorced were also happier to begin with
Adaptation following marriage
- regression to mean level of happiness

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Children

On average, no effect

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Geographical regions

There are differences
ex. Yancey county 4.5
- Tift county 8.7

Living around happier people can make your own life happier