of happiness research on particular topics
Review studies summarize the available knowledge on a subject. Reviews of all happiness research are typically published in books, such as Layard’s (2005) ‘Happiness: Lessons of a new science’’. Reviews of particular topics in happiness research are mostly published in journal articles, such as MacKerron (2012) on the economics of happiness, Proctor et al (2009) on the happiness of youth and Zhang & Chen (2019) on the relation between happiness and physical activity.
EHERO is well equipped for review studies with its World Database of Happiness. This finding archive provides easy access to a wealth of research findings and also allows for a new review technique, using links in papers to finding-pages in the archive.
Examples of such review reports by EHERO:
- Will healthy eating make use happier? A research synthesis using an online finding archive
- Private wealth and happiness: A research synthesis using an online finding archive
- Freedom and happiness in nations: A research synthesis
- Will happiness training make us happier? A research synthesis using an online finding archive
- Consumption and happiness: A review of research
- The Easterlin Illusion: Economic growth does go with greater happiness
A list of meta-analytic studies on particular topics on happiness research in found here.
Layard, R. (2005) Happiness. Lessons from a New Science. Penguin, 2005, New York, USA
Proctor, C.L.; Linley, P.A.; Maltby, J. (2009) Youth Life Satisfaction: A Review of the Literature., Journal of Happiness Studies, 10, 583 – 630
Zhang, Z. & Chen, W. (2019) A Systematic Review of the Relationship Between Physical Activity and Happiness, Journal of Happiness Studies, 20, 1305-1322