Struggling to stay happy in a long-distance relationship? Here, have some puppy pictures.
It may sound like a mere distraction, but a new study published this week in Psychological Science found that people who were shown photos of puppies and bunnies next to a photo of their partner developed more positive associations with that partner than control groups.
The study was funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Defense, in part to help families dealing with long separations during deployment.
Read the whole story: National Geographic