New Study Supports Concept of Happiness Genes

By |2019-02-18T14:29:18-06:00May 27th, 2015|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, [...]