New study supports concept of Happiness Genes

By |August 23rd, 2013|Epigenetics|

A new study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found that happiness affects the human genome.  The researchers concepts of happiness from a sense of purpose in life, and hedonic well-being, which focuses on the self-gratification.  High levels of eudaemonic happiness were correlated with favorable gene expression for the immune system, including [...]