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Watching TV can boost your mental health during lockdown, study says

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TV can be beneficial in eliciting positive emotions Image: Unsplash/JESHOOTS.COM

Christian van Nieuwerburgh
Professor of Coaching and Positive Psychology, University of East London
Kirsty Gardiner
Lecturer in Positive Psychology, University of East London
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