UPDATE-1: Study says, ‘Happy Sweat’ Makes Those Around You More Joyful

April 19, 2015 12:42 PM

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Let’s be honest – it’s not very often any us walks past a person clearly in need of a hygiene lesson and feels the urge to grin with pure, unbridled happiness. But if new research published this weekend in the journal Psychological Science is anything to go by, the sweat we produce when we ourselves are in a happy state of mind could make those around us picking up the pong feel happier as a result.

So if the smell of a stranger’s sweat has ever made you feel good, it turns out you might not be as weird as you feared…there’s science afoot!

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