Explained: Why we do unpleasant activities‚ like chores

18 August 2016 - 14:43 By Deneesha Pillay

Why is it that human beings are routinely inclined to engage in “unpleasant” activities?According to a recent study‚ a team of researchers at the Boston Children's Hospital in the US developed a smartphone application to monitor‚ in real-time‚ the activities and moods of over 28,000 people.The participants were presented with questionnaires via the app at random times throughout the day and were asked to rate their current mood on a scale of 0 (very unhappy) to 100 (very happy) and to report wha...

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