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Robert H. Frank explains that worrying constantly can contribute positively to human development:
"The human brain was formed by relentless competition in the natural world, so it should be no surprise that we adapt quickly to changes in circumstances. Much of life, after all, is graded on the curve. Someone who remained permanently elated about her first promotion, for example, might find it hard to muster the drive to compete for her next one."
read the NYT article here:
Keywords: Behavioral Economics, Happiness, Competition, Anxiety
D. Kahneman on his book "Thinking, Fast and Slow"
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