Why Sunshine Puts a Smile on Your Face - The Science Behind Happiness with TJ McKenna
Everyone could use a little good, quality " Gee Whiz" information in their lives, the perfect stuff for water cooler chatter! This week OGTV is highlighting our trivia series, Good To Know, which is chock full of fun facts that may just give you reason to pause....and smile!
We all feel a little happier on a sunny day or riding in a car with the windows down. In this episode of the Science Behind Happiness, host TJ McKenna explains the reasons why sunshine not only gives us a boost of serotonin, elevating our mood, but even boosts our immune system, helping us live longer and happier lives.
Thomas J. (TJ) McKenna is a Staff Scientist and Professional Development Specialist at the Connecticut Science Center, a doctoral candidate in Science Education at the University of Connecticut, and a national facilitator for the NGSX Project. He has a passion for working with teachers to bring authentic science experiences into K-12 classrooms.
Learn more about TJ and the work he does at the Connecticut Science Center at: https://ctsciencecenter.org/
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