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Sheet1 Page 1 Facial Feedback hypothesis. }Simply smiling makes us happier. +Peripheral feedback to the brain from facial muscles. }Holding a marker in mouth with teeth- +uses muscles used in smiling- participants report feeling happier. Three Main Emotions: }Disgust }Anger }Happiness }Cartharsis +Emotional release. +Catharsis hypothesis. +"releasing" aggressive energy (through action of fantasy) relieves aggressive urges. }Feel-good, do-good phenomenon. +People's tendency to be helpful when already in a good mood. }92% of Americans picked a happy face. }Score between 21-25 on Satisfaction with Life.
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Unformatted text preview: Compared to those reporting low happiness. ... }Are healthier and live longer }Are more productive and have higher incomes }Are more tolerant, creative and decisive. }Are less easily frustrated }Are more empathetic. }Have more close friends and better marriages. Pursuit of Happiness: }Dont confuse well-being with being well-off }Make wise comparisons }Keep a gratitude journal }Discover your daily flow }Find a hobby }Cultivate family ties }Know your neighbors }Volunteer }Practice spirituality...
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course PSY 100 taught by Professor All during the Fall '08 term at Colorado State.

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