(False?) Positive Psychology Meets Genomics

Academic bunfight ahoy! A new paper from Nick Brown – famed debunker of the “Positivity Ratio” – and his colleagues, takes aim at another piece of research on feel-good emotions.

The target is a 2013 paper published in PNAS from positive psychology leader Barbara Fredrickson and colleagues: A functional genomic perspective on human well-being.

The disputed paper claimed to have found significant correlations between questionnaire measures of human happiness, and the expression of a set

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