Happy brains have higher capacity to cope with “bad information”

■ Medicine / Happy brains have higher capacity to cope with “bad information” Yonsei research team finds those with greater life satisfaction have more brain activity for coping with negative information What is the relationship between human brain function and life satisfaction, our so-called “happiness”? Recent research shows that when presented with negative, i.e., bad, information, those who have higher levels of life satisfaction tend to exhibit more brain activity that allows one to cope with that information. Research teams, led by Professor Jae-Jin Kim of the Gangnam Severance Hospital Department of Psychiatry and Professor Eun-Joo Kim of the Yonsei University Graduate School of Education, … Continue reading Happy brains have higher capacity to cope with “bad information”Read More →