25 Happy Scientific Facts To Make You Feel Good

Science sometimes has a reputation of being callous and cold, nevertheless there are a good amount of feel good scientific facts out there that prove otherwise. For example, did you know that being in love can improve your immune system and make you feel stronger? Or that flipping through old photos has a greater positive effect on your mood than eating chocolate? (Hard to believe, I know, but it’s true, unlike the facts found in our Science “Facts” That Were Proven Wrong list.) Or get this; the galaxy (according to chemical analyses) smells like strawberries and tastes like rum! No wonder why so many people want to be astronauts, right? See, these made me feel better already, how about You? Don’t let the logical thinkers hog all the fun, there’s ample room for emotional free thinkers like you and I in science. So if you are one of the many people who happen to have the misconception that science lacks a heart, strap yourself in for one of the most feel good scientific facts list you’ll ever read because these are 25 Happy Scientific Facts To Make You Feel Good. And for another interesting look at science facts, check out our 25 Smart And Creative ‘We Can Explain Ads’– an interesting ad campaign that seeks to educate the masses with science in a very unique way.

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A study conducted by Jeannette Haviland-Jones of Rutgers University in New Jersey showed that wearing perfume/cologne (especially floral scents) will increase your social interaction and help you get good vibes even if you’re not surrounded by pleasant company.

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If you are one of those people who hide their old photos you might want to take them out for a change. According to researchers at the Open University (UK), flipping through personal photos can boost your mood more than eating a chunk of chocolate or drinking a glass of wine!

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According to psychologist Rich Walker of Winston-Salem State University, people who engage in a variety of experiences are more likely to retain positive emotions and minimize negative ones compared to people who have fewer experiences. In other words, try new things and you won’t regret it.

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Research from the University of Bristol shows that people who exercise on workdays are more productive, happier, and experience less stress than on non-gym days.

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The Quality of Life Research Study at Harvard University showed that people who believe in a higher power and are active in their religious communities are more content than people who are not religious.

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