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TagLast edit: 18 Jan 2021 14:47 UTC by Pablo

Wellbeing (also called welfare) is what is good for a person, or what makes their life go well or is in a person’s interest. It is generally agreed that all plausible moral views regard wellbeing as having intrinsic value , with some views—welfarist views—holding that nothing but wellbeing is intrinsically valuable.

Min­i­mal­ist views of wellbeing

Teo Ajantaival15 Jul 2023 10:18 UTC
58 points
5 comments13 min readEA link

Mea­sur­ing Good Better

MichaelPlant14 Oct 2022 13:36 UTC
233 points
19 comments15 min readEA link

Does Eco­nomic Growth Mean­ingfully Im­prove Well-be­ing? An Op­ti­mistic Re-Anal­y­sis of Easter­lin’s Re­search: Founders Pledge

Vadim Albinsky27 Sep 2022 16:28 UTC
258 points
45 comments10 min readEA link

Stress—effec­tive ways to re­duce it

Ben Williamson21 Dec 2021 14:50 UTC
77 points
22 comments12 min readEA link

A Con­ver­sa­tion with Daniel Kahneman

Barry Grimes22 Jul 2022 14:29 UTC
29 points
0 comments14 min readEA link

Effec­tive Self-Help—A guide to im­prov­ing your sub­jec­tive wellbeing

Raphaël_Pesah15 May 2023 9:14 UTC
119 points
7 comments52 min readEA link

In­creas­ingly vague in­ter­per­sonal welfare comparisons

MichaelStJules1 Feb 2024 6:12 UTC
36 points
0 comments2 min readEA link

How to in­crease EAs pro­duc­tive hours by up to 35%

Inga28 Nov 2023 14:49 UTC
17 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

StrongMinds (4 of 9) - Psy­chother­apy’s im­pact may be shorter lived than pre­vi­ously es­ti­mated

ishaan13 Dec 2023 4:15 UTC
62 points
1 comment24 min readEA link

Vida Plena: Trans­form­ing Men­tal Health in Ecuador—First Year Up­dates and Marginal Fund­ing Op­por­tu­nity

Joy Bittner19 Nov 2023 2:49 UTC
76 points
4 comments9 min readEA link

Why I’m suss on wellbe­ing surveys

Henry Howard18 Mar 2023 7:07 UTC
9 points
15 comments2 min readEA link

Th­e­ses on Sleep

guzey11 Feb 2022 18:05 UTC
51 points
22 comments35 min readEA link

Floors and Ceilings, Frame­works and Feel­ings: SoGive’s Im­pact Anal­y­sis Toolkit for Eval­u­at­ing StrongMinds

ishaan15 Apr 2023 9:41 UTC
51 points
0 comments20 min readEA link

Types of sub­jec­tive welfare

MichaelStJules2 Feb 2024 9:56 UTC
40 points
0 comments18 min readEA link

Can we trust wellbe­ing sur­veys? A pi­lot study of com­pa­ra­bil­ity, lin­ear­ity, and neutrality

Conrad S17 Mar 2023 10:17 UTC
73 points
10 comments10 min readEA link
(www.happierlivesinstitute.org)

Shal­low in­ves­ti­ga­tion: Loneliness

Em6 Feb 2023 17:20 UTC
152 points
14 comments30 min readEA link

An­nounc­ing VIVID: A new EA or­ga­ni­za­tion as­piring to scale effec­tive self-im­prove­ment & reflection

GidiKadosh19 Oct 2022 18:19 UTC
88 points
15 comments6 min readEA link

Eco­nomics of An­i­mal Welfare: Call for Abstracts

Bob Fischer16 Nov 2023 16:50 UTC
86 points
5 comments1 min readEA link

What is a neu­tral life like?

Jack Malde16 Apr 2022 15:57 UTC
42 points
10 comments6 min readEA link

Mo­ral Weights ac­cord­ing to EA Orgs

Simon_M8 Jan 2023 16:46 UTC
102 points
15 comments1 min readEA link

[Question] Hi Effec­tive Altru­ism com­mu­nity, Hav­ing ab­sorbed in­sights from “80,000 Hours,” a re­source pri­mar­ily tai­lored to the United States, I’m ea­ger to adapt its in­come and hap­piness con­sid­er­a­tions for In­dia. Can you please help me?

Mohit Gaur1 Dec 2023 10:35 UTC
15 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

Should we pri­or­tize cog­ni­tive sci­ence in EA?

jackchang11029 Mar 2023 10:11 UTC
7 points
1 comment1 min readEA link

New Ar­ti­cles on Utili­tar­i­anism.net: Pop­u­la­tion Ethics and The­o­ries of Well-Being

DM20 Aug 2021 14:38 UTC
22 points
8 comments2 min readEA link

The­o­ries of Welfare and Welfare Range Estimates

Bob Fischer14 Nov 2022 13:52 UTC
91 points
22 comments9 min readEA link

In­tro­duc­ing Effec­tive Self-Help

Ben Williamson6 Jan 2022 13:11 UTC
111 points
18 comments22 min readEA link

A new place to dis­cuss cog­ni­tive sci­ence, ethics and hu­man alignment

Daniel_Friedrich4 Nov 2022 14:34 UTC
9 points
1 comment2 min readEA link
(www.facebook.com)

Gene Ther­apy for Mood Improvement

Ray Allen11 Jan 2023 6:19 UTC
7 points
8 comments1 min readEA link

Money barely in­creases hap­piness (un­less you re­ally value money, and even then not by much)

Dhruv Makwana11 Feb 2023 21:27 UTC
23 points
12 comments3 min readEA link
(twitter.com)

Let’s talk about Im­pos­tor syn­drome in AI safety

Igor Ivanov22 Sep 2023 14:06 UTC
4 points
0 comments3 min readEA link

From Vi­sion to Real­ity: Vida Plena’s Pilot Results

Joy Bittner19 Jul 2023 11:16 UTC
94 points
7 comments1 min readEA link

About ‘sub­jec­tive’ wellbe­ing and cost-effec­tive­ness anal­y­sis in men­tal health

LondonGal30 Jul 2023 13:39 UTC
74 points
14 comments41 min readEA link

Ar­tifi­cially sen­tient be­ings: Mo­ral, poli­ti­cal, and le­gal issues

Fırat Akova1 Aug 2023 17:48 UTC
16 points
2 comments1 min readEA link
(doi.org)

Why SoGive is pub­lish­ing an in­de­pen­dent eval­u­a­tion of StrongMinds

ishaan17 Mar 2023 22:46 UTC
99 points
0 comments6 min readEA link

What’s the effect size of ther­apy? (StrongMinds 3 of 9)

ishaan8 Dec 2023 8:34 UTC
53 points
0 comments52 min readEA link

Book Re­view: Oral­ity and Liter­acy: The Tech­nol­o­giz­ing of the Word

Fergus Fettes28 Oct 2023 20:17 UTC
7 points
0 comments16 min readEA link

Any­one else not get­ting any­where with med­i­ta­tion?

tobiasleenaert19 Dec 2023 11:47 UTC
28 points
9 comments2 min readEA link

Notes on sup­port­ing Hap­pier Lives Institute

Pawel Sysiak6 Oct 2022 13:01 UTC
20 points
2 comments6 min readEA link

Wel­lbe­ing al­ign­ment—pro­posal to The Hap­pier Lives In­sti­tute with fo­cus on sys­temic changes

Michal Porwisz29 Dec 2023 10:23 UTC
24 points
4 comments4 min readEA link

[Question] Look­ing for Re­sources/​Video on Well-be­ing Met­ric from Hap­piness Re­search Institute

Esmi23 Jan 2022 18:15 UTC
2 points
3 comments1 min readEA link

Global life satis­fac­tion distribution

Vasco Grilo1 Oct 2022 15:39 UTC
18 points
0 comments3 min readEA link

Welfare Es­ti­ma­tion 102: Welfare is a Myth

Richard Bruns10 Feb 2022 16:44 UTC
12 points
0 comments7 min readEA link

An In­ter­view With Kat Woods

SereneDesiree10 Nov 2022 9:41 UTC
7 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.youtube.com)

Why Neu­ron Counts Shouldn’t Be Used as Prox­ies for Mo­ral Weight

Adam Shriver28 Nov 2022 12:07 UTC
288 points
45 comments9 min readEA link
(docs.google.com)

Let us know how psy­chol­ogy can help in­crease your impact

Inga21 Oct 2022 10:32 UTC
30 points
0 comments1 min readEA link

[Cause Ex­plo­ra­tion Prizes] Long-term relationships

Open Philanthropy31 Aug 2022 19:13 UTC
14 points
0 comments4 min readEA link

In­tro­duc­tion to the Philos­o­phy of Well-Being

finm7 Dec 2020 12:32 UTC
45 points
22 comments6 min readEA link

Effec­tive Peer Sup­port Net­work in FTX crisis (Up­date)

Emily14 Nov 2022 12:09 UTC
133 points
2 comments1 min readEA link

Bu­gout Bags for Disasters

Fin8 Mar 2022 17:03 UTC
10 points
0 comments4 min readEA link

How to In­cu­bate Self-Driven In­di­vi­d­u­als (for Lead­ers and Com­mu­nity Builders)

Per Ivar Friborg5 Aug 2022 14:36 UTC
47 points
4 comments7 min readEA link

LW4EA: Sab­bath hard and go home

Jeremy7 Jun 2022 2:46 UTC
10 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.lesswrong.com)

We’re search­ing for mean­ing, not hap­piness (et al.)

Joshua Clingo1 Sep 2022 7:34 UTC
18 points
2 comments12 min readEA link

Bulk­ing in­for­ma­tion ad­di­tion­al­ities in global de­vel­op­ment for medium-term lo­cal prosperity

brb24311 Apr 2022 17:52 UTC
4 points
0 comments4 min readEA link

[Cause Ex­plo­ra­tion Prizes] Ad­verse Child­hood Experiences

tmadon31 Aug 2022 19:22 UTC
14 points
0 comments4 min readEA link

Sym­pa­thec­tomies—The New Lobotomy

handoftheenemy27 Aug 2022 8:28 UTC
38 points
10 comments5 min readEA link

His­tory of the the­ory of well-being

davidhartsough22 Jun 2022 8:17 UTC
23 points
8 comments23 min readEA link

LW4EA: How to Be Happy

Jeremy31 May 2022 22:42 UTC
9 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(www.lesswrong.com)

Sleep: effec­tive ways to im­prove it

Ben Williamson15 Nov 2021 14:42 UTC
133 points
61 comments12 min readEA link

R&D for Chem­i­cally Im­prov­ing Wel­lbe­ing in Healthy Population

Jonathan Gilat28 Aug 2022 4:59 UTC
23 points
10 comments1 min readEA link

Para­dox of Hedonism

Lorenzo Buscicchi18 Sep 2022 11:46 UTC
5 points
0 comments1 min readEA link
(iep.utm.edu)
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