This week, it's our annual holiday special. We investigate the psychology of holiday giving with Stephen G. Post, a researcher on the benefits of helping others.
Study finds having "a case of the Mondays" may be a myth
If you feel like you have a case of the Mondays, you can expect to have a case of the Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, as well. Research conducted by Stony Brook University and published in the Journal of Positive Psychology has found most people dislike these four weekdays equally.
The team determined that Friday is the most tolerable day of the week, but they attribute that to people looking forward to the weekend.