Not that we need science to tell us what I’m sure we all already know…smiling feels good! But it is interesting to learn about what science has discovered about the simple act of stretching the corners of your mouth to meet your ears.
Ron Gutman reviews a raft of studies about smiling, and reveals some surprising results. Did you know your smile can be a predictor of how long you’ll live — and that a simple smile has a measurable effect on your overall well-being? Prepare to flex a few facial muscles as you learn more about this evolutionary contagious behaviour.