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What do happy people do?

Results from a 30 year longitudinal study reveal that happy, American, people tend to read more newspapers, are more socially active, vote more and attend more religious services, compared to unhappy people. The study found that unhappy people watch more TV. The authors say that TV tends to provide viewers with short term pleasure rather than long term gains. It is unclear, from this study, whether watching TV causes unhappiness or whether unhappy people watch TV.
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