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You Make Me Happy

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Scientific American MIND

Imagine yourself at the center of this circle. The people whose rings are closer to yours have a greater chance of boosting your mood if they are happy. The percentages indicate the chance their happiness will rub off on you, as indicated by a study of adults in Framingham, Mass.

 

 

 

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