And You Think Having Children Will Make You Happy! A Case of Focusing Illusion
AbstractUsing Kahneman and Schkade's (1998) idea of focusing illusion, this paper attempts to explain why having children does not always bring us the kind of happiness we anticipated to have before our decision to having them.
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