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It Pays to be Optimistic: Health Benefits of Positive Thinking

Nov 02, 2010 03:31PM

While several studies have shown that optimists generally enjoy better health, a recent University of Kentucky study of students suggests that a change in perspective from negative to more positive can directly boost the immune system. Their conclusion, published in Psychological Science: Optimism has emotional and physical health benefits.

 

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