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Cat videos leave viewers feline fine

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A STUDY by a researcher at the Indiana University Media School in the USA has suggested that viewing cat videos online can boost viewers' energy and positive emotions and decrease negative feelings.

The study, by Jessica Gall Myrick, was published online by the journal Computers in Human Behaviour on June 12. It asked more than 7000 people about their viewing of cat videos and how this affected their mood. Explaining why she undertook the study, Professor Myrick said that little empirical work had …

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