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Coleridge

Glowing with Happiness

December 18th, 2014

13-21664-large-b12e81ec59ec77bd24c6abc7cf6a221346ed3bdd-s40-c85Love makes us warm all over, and now scientists are creating body maps to prove it.

A team of scientists in Finland has used a topographical self-reported method to reveal the effects that different emotional states have on bodily sensations. After five experiments and over 700 participants from Finland, Sweden and Taiwan, who reported where on their bodies they felt different emotions, the scientists discovered surprising consistencies. Their research findings were published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Read more