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How emotions induced by reading influence sleep quality in young and older adults

This study, published in Aging & Mental Health, examined whether emotions induced by reading before sleep influence sleep quality in young and older adults. Sixty older adults (64–75 years) and 60 young adults (18–35 years) were randomly assigned to three conditions: positive reading, neutral

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Music Listening, Emotion, and Cognition in Older Adults

Using the arousal and mood hypothesis as a theoretical framework, we examined whether community-dwelling older adults (N = 132) exhibited cognitive benefits after listening to music. Participants listened to shorter (≈2.5 min) or longer (≈8 min) excerpts from recordings of happy- or sad-sounding

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