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  • In Defense of a Good Cry, and Other Options for ‘Losing It’

    The New York Times - 05/08/2020

    “Crying can be very cathartic because when you cry, you are taking deep breaths,” said Lisa Feldman Barrett, professor of psychology at Northeastern University and author of “How Emotions Are Made.” She added that those big gulps between sobs most likely increase activity in the parasympathetic nervous system, which helps to calm us down.

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