Karen Kaplan

Writer

Karen Kaplan is science and medicine editor at the Los Angeles Times. Before joining the science group in 2005, she covered technology in the Business section for 10 years. In a parallel universe without journalism, she’d have a career in economics, genetics, biostatistics or some other field that describes the world in math.

Recent Articles

  • El dinero realmente puede comprar la felicidad, dice la ciencia

    El dinero realmente puede comprar la felicidad, dice la ciencia

      No importa si eres rico o pobre, el nuevo estudio sugiere que eso es motivo de felicidad. Si usted se siente presionado por el tiempo, su satisfacción con la vida se puede mejorar utilizando dinero para hacer lo que usted desee. Los investigadores, liderados por Ashley Whillans, profesor en la...

  • Science proves it: Money really can buy happiness

    Science proves it: Money really can buy happiness

    They say money can’t buy happiness, but science begs to differ. An international research team has demonstrated that you really can make yourself happier by paying other people to do your time-consuming chores. It doesn’t matter whether you’re rich or poor, the new study suggests. If you feel pressed...

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