Wellness Wednesday: Misleading Studies, Mood News, and Fitness



Smile! It will make you smarter. On this episode of Wellness Wednesday, we’ll examine new research that suggests being in a good mood can improve decision-making and memory in older adults. We’ll also learn about the dangers of taking some medical studies too seriously. Last, we’ll hear how to get the most out of our workouts.


  • Richard Gunderman, Professor of Medicine and Liberal Arts at Indiana University
  • Ellen Peters, Professor of Psychology at Ohio State
  • Gretchen Reynolds, Phys. Ed. Columnist for the New York Times Well Blog

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