The Internet phenomenon of watching cat videos, from Lil Bub to Grumpy Cat, does more than simply entertain; it boosts viewers' energy and positive emotions and decreases negative feelings, according to a new study by an Indiana University Media School researcher.
I am currently writing my grant proposal to study the effects of little bunnies…
According to the press release, it was done by a school of media studies via social media based survey. I wouldn’t call this rigorous, or even really preliminary.
This is the kind of research homeopaths trot out in attempts to validate the claims on the side of the bottle of water. Not really science, so much as a straw poll.
ixnay on the actsfay
Why you hate joy?
Because I’m running for the pedant pendant pennant.
Noah be praised – I am cured!!!
Too much energy and positive emotions!!!
I may be in the process of transcending this physical existence - see y’all in the ether.
Hey… What’s going on?
These are both gonna be useful BBS GIFs, I can tell.
Haters gonna hate – just kickin’ back with my Happy Hat™
Plays some tunes while you wear the Happy Hat…
Apparently the cuteness upper effect is does not extend to the feline family.