Final Note

Drawing a comfort food can make you feel comforted

Kai Ryssdal Jul 10, 2013

This final note on the way out, which we found in the pages of the Wall Street Journal today.

A study that says just drawing pictures of comfort food can make you feel better. Drawing pizzas improved moods by 28 percent, sketching cupcakes and strawberries boosted spirits 27 and 22 percent.

The losers were the control group who got low-fat low-comfort fresh peppers to draw. Mood there improved only 1 percent.

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