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A review of more than 160 studies of human and animal subjects has found "clear and compelling evidence" that – all else being equal – happy people tend to live longer and experience better health than their unhappy peers. The study, in the journal Applied Psychology:...

The "Nun Study" as it's often known is one of the most famous positive psychology research projects. In short, it explores the links between positive expression of emotions and/or happiness and longevity and Alzheimer's Disease. Basically, it found that...