June 25, 2024

Liss Explains What the Happiest States in America Are and Why People are Unhappy

Professor of Psychological Science and Department Chair Miriam Liss

“Increasing wealth does not make you happier, but the experience of poverty can definitely make you unhappy ,” says Miriam Liss , professor of psychology at the University of Mary Washington. That’s because basic needs for housing, food, clothing, security, health care and transportation are difficult to meet when people are not financially secure, she adds. Read more.