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The Happiness Formula
Page last updated at 04:57 GMT, Friday, 4 July 2008 05:57 UK
The science behind happiness
Scientists say they know how to measure happiness and are piecing together what they believe really makes us happy.

Britain is far wealthier than 50 years ago but happiness levels have declined, a BBC opinion poll suggests.

Politicians should put people's well-being ahead of wealth creation according to new research.

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