Pleasure seekers take note . . .

It seems that from the Greek words hedonistic and hedonic, we get the word hedonometer  – a device to measure happiness.

No don’t laugh (no do, it’s good for you!) … it’s a real thing.  A hedonometer is a happiness sensor that relies on linguistics and statistics to assess degrees of pleasurableness.

And from it we get hedonology – the study of pleasure and happiness – and hedonomics –  the study of how consumers maximise their happiness in making economic choices.

Hmm, I’m feeling just a little hedonistic indulging in all these wonderful words.  They’ve made me happy today, that’s for sure.

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