hedonic treadmill

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00:54 Jul 29, 2020
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Social Sciences - Economics
Additional field(s): Finance (general), Marketing / Market Research, Psychology
English term or phrase: hedonic treadmill
Definition from TapRun.com:
The human tendency to continuously adapt to a standard of living, such that increasing levels of wealth or comfort does not lead to permanent increases in happiness.

Example sentence(s):
  • It turns out that almost everybody experiences the hedonic treadmill. But if you learn to recognize its signs, you can build simple habits that will help increase your happiness without feeling the need to constantly buy new things. Develop Good Habits
  • A study by Barbara Fredrickson and colleagues Cohn, Coffey, Pek, and Finkel showed that the stream of positive emotions induced through loving-kindness meditation can outpace the effects of the hedonic treadmill (2008). PositivePsychology
  • The hedonic treadmill theory explains the often-held observation that rich people are no happier than poor people, and that those with severe money problems are sometimes quite happy. The theory supports the argument that money does not buy happiness and that the pursuit of money as a way to reach this goal is futile. Investopedia
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5 +1hedonická adaptácia
Juro Sebestyen, A.B.I.E.S. s.r.o.


  

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hedonická adaptácia


Definition from wikipedia:
Hédonická adaptace (v anglickém jazyce hedonic treadmill či hedonic adaptation) je psychologickým procesem emocionálního vyrovnávání, které spočívá v postupném odeznění pozitivních i negativních pocitů souvisejících se životními událostmi. Člověk si při dosažení předem vytyčeného cíle rychle zvykne, adaptuje se a událost sama o sobě přestane vytvářet další pozitivní či negativní emoce. Překvapivě to funguje obdobně i u událostí pro člověka nepříznivých.

Example sentence(s):
  • Hédonická adaptace (v anglickém jazyce hedonic treadmill či hedonic adaptation) je psychologickým procesem emocionálního vyrovnávání, které spočívá v postupném odeznění pozitivních i negativních pocitů souvisejících se životními událostmi. Člověk si při dosažení předem vytyčeného cíle rychle zvykne, adaptuje se a událost sama o sobě přestane vytvářet další pozitivní či negativní emoce. Překvapivě to funguje obdobně i u událostí pro člověka nepříznivých. - wikipedia  
Juro Sebestyen, A.B.I.E.S. s.r.o.
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