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HINES, ILLINOIS - SEPTEMBER 24: Lalain Reyeg administers a COVID-19 booster vaccine and an influenza vaccine to Army veteran Gary Nasakaitis at the Edward Hines Jr. VA Hospital on September 24, 2021 in Hines, Illinois. Today, CDC Director Rochelle Walensky endorsed a booster shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for people 65 years and older, those with underlying medical conditions or those who work in high-risk situations. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

According to USA Today, They say laughter is the best medicine, and another study proves it.

Laughing improves the immune system, fights depression, and relieves tension, even in the midst of a worldwide pandemic. That’s the finding in a Penn State University study published Monday in the American Psychological Association journal Psychology of Popular Media.

The research showed that just looking at a few memes can help with emotional wellbeing and stress as well as bring out positive emotions. The study’s lead author says that humor can be a powerful tool to help cope.

The most interesting takeaway is that people who looked at memes having to do with their stressors, like COVID, began feeling more relaxed. So, go ahead and look at memes because they actually help!

Source: USA Today