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Date:9/17/2012

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Your city matters: San Francisco v. Boston

Your home city matters for both who you are and how you feel, according to a new suite of studies. In seven studies, researchers examined the history and culture of San Francisco and Boston, as well as surveyed residents (including commuters, college students, and middle-aged residents) of each city. They found that San Francisco showed more emphasis on egalitarianism, innovation, and looser social norms, while Boston emphasizes tradition, community, and tighter social norms. As a result, for Bostonians, feeling good is more contingent on social factors such as education, finances and community. "The Cultural Construction of Self and Well-being: A Tale of Two Cities," Victoria C. Plaut et al.,Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, online September 17, 2012 forthcoming in print, December 2012.

Linking spirituality to meaning of life

A new study used daily diaries with more than 1200 entries each to record feelings of spirituality. The researchers found that daily spirituality led to higher self-esteem and more meaning in life. They also found that present-day spirituality positively affected meaning of life the next day. "Whether, When, and How is Spirituality Related to Well-Being? Moving Beyond Single Occasion Questionnaires to a Daily Process," Todd B. Kashdan and John B. Nezlek,Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, online August 1, 2012 forthcoming in print, November 2012.

Information preferences of East Asians v. North Americans

A new paper shows that East Asians prefer more information-rich products than North Americans. T
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