"For every minute you are angry, you lose 60 seconds of happiness." A recent study published in Psychological Science testifies this statement. This study was done by the researchers at the University of Michigan and revealed that greater anger is associated with better biological health.
Psychological scientist Shinobu Kitayama asserted, "The truism linking anger to ill health may be valid only within the cultural boundary of the 'West,' where anger functions as an index of frustration, poverty, low status and everything else that potentially compromises health."
In order to carry out the study, the researchers carefully observed survey data drawn from participants in the US and Japan. They then looked at biomarkers for inflammation and cardiovascular functioning to measure health, which served as a measure of overall risk of biological health. Other than this, the researchers inspected the aggressive behaviors of the participants.
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