Happiness Is Contagious, So Is Sadness - Deepstash
Happiness Is Contagious, So Is Sadness

Happiness Is Contagious, So Is Sadness

Happy friends make you 15% more likely to be happy. And, like obesity, this effect spans three degrees. Happy friends of friends increase your odds of smiling by 10% and friends of friends of friends still add 6% to your chances.

With each friend boosting the likelihood of happiness by 9% and every unhappy friend reducing your odds by 7%, making friends is like card counting for happiness.

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