Are Liberals Happier than Conservatives, after All?

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Smiling involving facial muscles around the eyes and the use of positive language are signals of happiness, according to social science.

In decades of surveys, more conservatives than liberals have told researchers they're satisfied with their lives. But recent studies show it may really be the other way around. Peter Ditto, professor of Psychology and Social Behavior at the University of California at Irvine, has more on the "happiness gap" between conservatives and liberals.




Warren Olney