Does the size of your fishbowl matter?

Could less choice actually mean greater happiness?

Just listened to a talk by psychologist Barry Schwartz,author of The Paradox of Choice, given at the TED conference two yearsago.

Got me thinking on one possible insight from Amish society:  more restrictions and fewer choices don’t necessarily mean less happiness.

It may actually mean the reverse.

TED speaker Barry Schwartz on the paradox of choice.

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