With the holidays approaching, you might be wondering where you can save the most money on the most beautiful jewelry displays in Las Vegas.
And that’s because, according to a new study, you should be wearing a lot of jewelry at all times.
The findings, published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology, show that when you wear jewelry, you can be seen more as an observer of the display, rather than as a participant in it.
And this, the authors say, has a profound impact on how your money will be spent.
The study also found that people who wear jewelry more often than not were more likely to say that they feel a connection with the display and its participants.
The study was conducted by Jennifer Schulze, a psychology professor at the University of South Florida and one of the study’s co-authors.
“We wanted to find out if wearing jewelry, rather like having a conversation with a friend or partner, could reduce stress,” she said.
“If people are more comfortable interacting with their jewelry, we want to see them wear their jewelry more frequently.”
Schulze and her team conducted an online survey in which participants rated their own happiness, feelings of connectedness with others and their own expectations for the quality of their jewelry display.
They also took measurements of participants’ self-esteem and happiness and compared these to a standard measure of how much jewelry a participant owned.
Participants who wore jewelry more than 50% of the time, or more than half of their items, reported feeling more connected with the jewelry display than participants who wore their jewelry less often, said Schulz.
Participants who wore more jewelry were also more likely than others to report feeling more positive about their jewelry than participants with fewer jewelry items.
The researchers found that having a necklace or bracelet with your jewelry also reduced participants’ happiness.
Participation was measured by a series of questions designed to measure how much you liked, respected and agreed with the participants, and to gauge their satisfaction with their own jewelry display, said the study.
“We were surprised by how little people seemed to care about how their jewelry is handled,” Schulzen said.
She said the results are a bit surprising, given that there are plenty of factors that influence the quality and perceived value of jewelry displays, like how long people have worn their jewelry.
“If people wear their necklace more, or if they wear their bracelet more often, or they have more jewelry, they’ll feel a more positive connection with that display,” Schuolze said.
The study also showed that participants who felt connected to their jewelry displayed had lower levels of stress, anxiety and depression.
In the future, Schulzes hope to expand the research to include more people who live in areas with a high concentration of jewelry stores and stores that sell jewelry.
The new study will be published in November and will look at the effect of a broader set of items worn and how the people who choose to wear jewelry are able to use their wealth and social connections to boost their happiness.
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