2011
DOI: 10.1007/s10902-011-9267-5 View full text |Buy / Rent full text
|
|

Abstract: We examine whether a positive feedback loop exists between spending money on others (i.e. prosocial spending) and happiness. Participants recalled a previous purchase made for either themselves or someone else and then reported their happiness. Afterward, participants chose whether to spend a monetary windfall on themselves or someone else. Participants assigned to recall a purchase made for someone else reported feeling significantly happier immediately after this recollection; most importantly, the happier p… Show more

Help me understand this page

Search citation statements

Order By: Relevance
0
0
0
0
0
19
139
1
9

Publication Types

Select...

Relationship

0
0

Authors

Journals