People intuitively seem to realize this: When we express high levels of happiness, research suggests, we are and more likely to be targets of exploitation than when we express moderate happiness. This explains why we wait for people to be in a good mood before we ask for favors, hoping that they won’t be as critical and careful in considering our request. A Q&A with Daniel Horowitz, who investigated the history of the positive psychology movement in America.
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