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Do you hate to exercise? Research into how humans view the world may provide a simple, inexpensive solution. Social psychologist Emily Balcetis and her team at New York University tested how peoples’ physical and mental states affected their vision and attitude toward exercise. With a few mental adjustments, that dreaded workout will seem just a little bit easier. getAbstract recommends Balcetis’s remarkable findings to anyone whose New Year’s resolution is to exercise more.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How humans see the world around them,
  • How physical and emotional states can affect your attitude toward exercise, and
  • How you can adjust your perceptions to make world seem nicer.

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Social psychologist Emily Balcetis conducts research at New York University.



When researchers asked 120 subjects to identify the emotion expressed on a human face in a photograph, respondents provided a broad range of answers: discomfort, regret, empathy, hope, and many more. This discord demonstrates how discrete individuals view the world differently, even when observing the...

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