It’s high time we put the most enduring myths about human behavior to bed, and see the mind—and the world—as it is.
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Thank you for this. Very interesting.
"According to hundreds of studies, people high in optimism are happier, experience lower depression and anxiety, achieve their goals more often, show greater persistence in the face of setbacks, and even cope with physical illness better than their less optimistic counterparts. Optimism is clearly a good thing."
Do those studies actually show that optimism causes all those other positive measures, or just correlates with them?
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