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Money can’t buy love, but shopping can make you happy

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Posted at 7:55 PM, Jan 30, 2014
and last updated 2014-01-30 19:55:02-05

(WTVR) – If you are feeling a little down, go shopping! University of Michigan researchers found shopping can actually help people overcome sadness.

The study found making a purchase gives shoppers a greater sense of control and shoppers were three times happier than people who only browsed.

Those some researchers said reflecting on a recent purchase can actually spark motivation.

Click here to read more about the study and its findings.