Topic: FEEL

Watching The News Could Be Elevating Your Stress Levels

Watching The News Could Be Elevating Your Stress Levels

Bad news is never fun to hear, so when it’s played on television 24/7, it’s bound to have a negative effect on you. And that’s exactly what was found in a national survey conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the Harvard School of Public Health. Out of 2500 people, one in four said they experienced a great deal of stress in the past month, and one of the biggest causes was watching, reading, or hearing the news. More »

Facebook Played With Your Heart In Their Morally Questionable Social Experiment

Facebook Played With Your Heart In Their Morally Questionable Social Experiment

Good news guys! If you’ve been feeling sadder than usual, you can probably blame Facebook for that. The bad news is this time, those blues may have been the result of being a guinea pig in their massive, ethically questionable social experiment. The title of the study, ‘Experimental evidence of massive-scale emotional contagion through social networks,’ is not even the creepiest part about it. More »