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Video: Experiences make people happy, even just waiting for them

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Posted at 4:12 PM, Aug 27, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-27 22:46:17-04

A new study focused on waiting and found out what really makes us happy. Here's how: It found people waiting to purchase experiences, like a trip or concert tickets, were more excited than those waiting to buy a material item, like a TV.

It's one of the more fun studies out there — it's even called "Waiting for Merlot."

The study came to two conclusions: first, that people get happy just anticipating what they're going to get; and second, people who were waiting to buy experiences got happier thinking about them than people waiting to buy material things. 

Find out more with this Newsy video.

 

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