1. What empirical evidence is given to support the claim that improving our life circumstances won’t make us much happier? Please select 2 correct answers More money had a minimal impact on happiness for Americans earning over $75,000. Improved conditions can significantly increase happiness for people whose basic needs aren’t being met. Studies of twins show that our genes don’t play a role in our happiness. While 25% of married people describe themselves as “very happy,” so do 21% of singles. Correct! Wrong!