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Measuring Happiness with a Palm Reading

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Measuring Happiness with a Palm Reading

Measuring Happiness with a Palm Reading

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A growing number of psychologists have set out to determine what makes the heart sing. Scientists are using Palm Pilots to gauge people's moment-to-moment levels of happiness.

Correction Feb. 15, 2005

This story incorrectly stated the number of times that kidney-disease patients in the study underwent dialysis sessions. These patients underwent dialysis three times a week.

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