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Exploring the Financial Costs of Sadness

November 14, 2012

people and society graphic Your emotions can certainly impact your decisions, but you might be surprised by the extent to which your emotions affect your pocketbook. New research published in Psychological Science explores how impatience brought on by sadness can in turn produce substantial financial loss. Full Story

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