Does winning the lottery actually make us happier?
Studies would suggest not
For lots of people, the very idea of winning the lottery is enough to put a smile on their face. We assume that coming into a huge pile of cash could only increase our quality of life and therefore make us happier. And yet research suggests that this is not necessarily the case.
While happiness is impossible to definitively quantify, researchers have spent time trying to determine whether or not winning the lottery actually makes people happier. Check out this gallery for some insight on the topic.