Emotions affect life expectancy – scientists

Эмоции влияют на продолжительность жизни – ученые

Raging older people tend to suffer from inflammation and chronic diseases and on average live shorter lives.

Scientists from the University of Concordia in Canada has linked the influence of emotions with a life expectancy of elderly people, according to the article in the journal Psychology and Aging.

The researchers observed the lives of the two hundred senior citizens of Montreal, whose age ranged from 59 to 93 years, and also collected blood samples and conducted surveys about how often they were depressed.

In the end, scientists came to the conclusion that it is often the raging, older people tend to suffer from inflammation and chronic diseases and on average live shorter lives.

It is assumed that negative emotions can motivate people only took in the declining years of life, and force them to lead a more active life. It strengthens the muscles and the heart and makes older people less susceptible to heart attacks and strokes.

However, the activity becomes less probable on the eighth or ninth decade of. As a result, the anger only brings elevated levels of stress that negatively affects health.

Earlier, scientists have taught a robot to recognize human emotions. In addition, it was reported that dogs can distinguish the emotions of the owners.

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