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04/03/2013 11:55 am ET Updated Jun 03, 2013

Mining Books To Map Emotions Through A Century : Shots - Health News : NPR

Were people happier in the 1950s than they are today? Or were they more frustrated, repressed and sad?

To find out, you'd have to compare the emotions of one generation to another. British anthropologists think they may have found the answer -- embedded in literature.

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