Students who consistently sleep the optimal eight hours per night perform better on tests and report higher personal satisfaction than their peers who have more disrupted sleep patterns.
The element of choice in whether we choose to be alone or interact with others plays a key role in personal wellbeing.
An ecological perspective reveals how design, use and personalization of environment are involved in social behavior, identity expression and emotional experiences.
A new, large-scale study reveals people whose sleep patterns go against their natural circadian rhythm are more likely to develop symptoms of depression and report a decrease in wellbeing.
Listening to music helps improve mood and decreases anxiety, regardless of the genre. Researchers found listening to music elicits similar autonomic nervous system activation patterns people experience as a result of exercise. Findings reveal clinically significant improvements in well-being and health-related quality of life associated with music engagement.
Focusing on your well-being can help improve both physical and mental health, especially for those with chronic medical conditions.
Those in urban areas who live close to parks and other green spaces have increased life satisfaction, mental wellbeing and overall happiness than those who further away.
Women who embarked on higher education reported better overall psychological well-being, positive affect, and reduced psychological distress.
A person's natural level of anxiety may have a significant impact on results for lab-based studies of emotion and anxiety.
People who experience fewer stressors in daily life report better emotional stability, moods, and overall health. However, those who are less stressed score worse on cognitive tests than those who experience daily stressors. Those who are stress-free are also less likely to give emotional support or experience positive things happening throughout the day.