When Do We Have Enough?
Hedonic adaptation refers to our desire to quickly return to a relatively stable level of happiness after a positive or negative change.
When we get a promotion or buy a new television, we may be happy for a while but will gradually grow accustomed to the choice and privilege they afford.
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