Posts Tagged: happiness
Science and philosophy are the academic parents of the social sciences, which is interesting considering the current obsession with happiness. There’s always an updated study on what (or what doesn’t) make human beings happy, from the psychological/sociological perspective, always backed up with empirical evidence....more
A study published in this month’s Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine suggests that bookish teens tend to be less depressed than those who immerse themselves in the trendy deluge of mainstream media.
The act of reading requires creativity and mental engagement that may be harder for depressed people to handle, rather than mindlessly listening to pop-music....more