Conclusions People’s happiness depends on the happiness of others with whom they are connected. This provides further justification for seeing happiness, like health, as a collective phenomenon.So, as you experience joy, and you exhibit the signs of joy, people around you feel more joyful.
Friday, December 05, 2008
Dynamic spread of happiness in a large social network
This study from the BMJ (British Medical Journal): Dynamic spread of happiness in a large social network: longitudinal analysis over 20 years in the Framingham Heart Study is about the ecology of joy