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Sunday, April 14, 2019

Penn State Study: Employees who force themselves to smile and be happy in front of customers -- or who try to hide feelings of annoyance -- may be at risk for heavier drinking after work, according to researchers. A team of researchers at Penn State and the University at Buffalo studied the drinking habits of people who routinely work with the public, for example people in food service who work with customers, nurses who work with patients or teachers who work with students.

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I believe it

#1 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2019-04-13 12:55 PM | Reply

You smile because that's what the customer and manager wants to see. Nobody wants to do business with grumps.

#2 | Posted by dxlingr at 2019-04-13 01:11 PM | Reply

If the same trend were applied to marijuana use the villain would be marijuana. Except that the smiles would begin after use not before.

#3 | Posted by LesWit at 2019-04-14 03:45 PM | Reply

Jokes on them, I don't smile at work AND i have a drinking problem.

#4 | Posted by JOE at 2019-04-14 04:28 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

Barely more than 1/3 of top-tier academic studies in psychology are reproducible. "Study says" is less reliable than an unbiased coin-flip.

en.wikipedia.org

#5 | Posted by berserkone at 2019-04-15 03:22 AM | Reply

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