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Study: Sad Songs Can Make People Feel Better

According to a recent study, music can have a self-contradictory effect on a person’s mood. If a listener is feeling down, listening to a sad song may make that person feel happy.

02/20/2014

File photo of chocolate, a common comfort food. (Photo by PATRICK KOVARIK/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Comfort Food Could Worsen Mood

While buying unhealthier foods might save time, and consuming them may feel good in the moment, new research suggests that the practice could be emotionally detrimental in the long run.

03/19/2013

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