Politics and personal well-being

The inundation of political news can take a toll on our personal well-being, according to a recent study by Kevin B. Smith, Matthew V. Hibbing, and John R. Hibbing.

Thanks to WBIR-Knoxville for the chance to react and reflect on the sociological implications of this study: namely, that present discomfort can be the inspiration and source of positive, long-term change through social movements and civic engagement.

Watch the clip here.

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