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Wednesday, August 19, 2009
A nation's mood from its songs and blogs?
As a followup on monday's post on happiness and the blogosphere, Benedict Carey points to researchers who suggest that linguistic analysis — of song lyrics, blogs and speeches — could add a new and valuable dimension to a growing area of mass psychology: the determination of national well-being.