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Cuteness Overload: Go Ahead and Watch Those Sweet, Silly Animal Videos – It’s Good For You!

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This might be the best excuse to sit on your phone all day. A new study from the University of Leeds has found that watching videos of cute animals can relieve anxiety and stress. People in the study had their blood pressure and heart rates taken before – and after – watching adorable animal videos. Researchers found both dropped significantly as the videos played. According to the study, anxiety levels were also reduced on average by 35%.  Do you agree with the study? What’s the cutest animal video you’ve seen this week?

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