Friendship and cognitive health part 2: Happiness is contagious among friends

Friendship and cognitive health part 2: Happiness is contagious among friends

Happiness truly is contagious, according to new research on the effects of emotions among social networks. Unhappiness is also somewhat contagious, meaning that an individual’s positive and negative emotions can directly affect the people around him or her (A Study to Smile About: Happiness Is Contagious). National Friendship Day brings the opportunity to examine the benefits of friendships and other social relationships. Read more