Cell Phones Used to Measure Happiness, Princeton University Study

Published: Aug 23, 2013

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Researchers at Princeton University are developing ways to use mobile phones to explore how one's environment influences one's sense of well-being. In a study involving volunteers who agreed to provide information about their feelings and locations, the researchers found that cell phones can efficiently capture information that is otherwise difficult to record, given today's on-the-go lifestyle. This is important, according to the researchers, because feelings recorded "in the moment" are likely to be more accurate than feelings jotted down after the fact.

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