When You’re Smiling The Whole World Smiles With You

Now there is scientific proof.

About Leonard J. Press, O.D., FAAO, FCOVD

Developmental Optometry is my passion as well as occupation. Blogging allows me to share thoughts in a unique visual style.
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5 Responses to When You’re Smiling The Whole World Smiles With You

  1. bt6368 says:

    Smiling is infectious

  2. doctuhdon says:

    IMHO, the study cited in the article is “junk science”, but I love the Satchmo link. Warms my heart to know that Armstrong wore the Star of David in honor of the Karnofsky family, who took him in as a child and lent him the money to buy his first cornet.

  3. Junk science it well may be; but at least it’s pleasant junk.

  4. doctuhdon says:


  5. Dr. Gary Williams says:

    Len, You switch between the sacred and the secular admirably. I like how Michael Gazzaniga and Oliver Sacks have recently debunked dependence on science to solve problems that are not in its realm. I think that you may find the following from The Road to Character by David Brooks to be interesting. Gary

    It’s hard now to recapture how seriously people took novel reading, reading important works wisdom literature, believing that supreme artists possessed insights that could be handed down as revelation, trying to mold one’s life around the heroic and deep souls on found in books. Fewer people today see artists as oracles and novels as a form of revelation. The cognitive sciences have replaced literature as the way many people attempt to understand their own minds.

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