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hedonic adaptation [View Article]    (Score: 1, Normal) 10-08-2006 08:04
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One more note-- for those that feel living with wind noise
is acceptable, I would refer you to the psychological
term known as "hedonic adaptation". Basically what this
means is that people's happiness level naturally adapts to
both very good events and very bad events-- i.e.,
the happiness levels of lottery winners and amputees
are found to be very similar in the long term. However,
research has shown that there are certain things which people are not able to adapt to, one of them is constant noise; in fact, it is found to be detrimental to our
well being. I am sure that those of you who have noisy neighbors or live near a noisy can certainly relate to this.

My point is that this irritating wind noise from the driver
window is not something that those of us who own
this car can simply get used to or just learn to live with.

Thank you again for this wonderful solution.


 
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