There may be a relationship between income aspiration, happiness, and television, but there is disagreement on the best way to assess the magnitude or the causes of that relationship.
The authors found that selection strategies better described older adults’ television viewing behavior than compensation strategies.
Increased television viewing leads to a higher likelihood of obesity, perhaps because of an increased tendency toward sedentary behavior.
We’re getting ready to launch two feature articles in late February. Stay tuned.
History of change in the arts ecosystem For our examination of the expansion of the nonprofit arts sector, we have continued to prioritize and review resources identified in our initial scan of the literature (shared in our September research update) as well as a few additional sources: DiMaggio, P. J. (2006) Nonprofit organizations and theRead More
The authors find that increased hours spent watching television is associated with lower life expectancy – even among those in good health.
This month we looked more closely at the idea of television addiction and the choices that people make with regard to their television viewing. The literature appears to agree that television addiction does exist, and that it describes a particular set of behaviors that resemble drug or alcohol addiction. We found that television choices areRead More
This past month, Createquity continued conducting research for our follow-up to the article “Why Don’t They Come?” and our investigation of the history of change in the arts ecosystem over the past half-century. Arts and Economic Disadvantage This month, we looked closely at studies exploring reasons for lack of interest among people who do notRead More
This month, we investigate the arts and wellbeing and make progress on understanding the impact of television.
This study looks at the relationships between different ways that people spend their time according to 34 years of data collection in the General Social Survey and how those activities relate to overall life satisfaction.