Crying remains one of sciences biggest enigmas. We all do it but are yet to find a scientific explanation as to why. What we do know however, is that despite the puffy eyes and hyperventilating, crying does actually have it’s up sides, with science continuing to prove that having a good old sob can be beneficial (even if it doesn’t feel like it at the time).
Though we are still some way from discovering why it is that humans cry, there is emerging evidence to support the idea that shedding a few tears could be good for us. Of course it is difficult to sit and think about the benefits of tears in the midst of a break-up, or after a severe toe stubbing, but according to scientists our tears have more of a cathartic effect than we ever could have imagined.
Noteable discoveries include the following:
- According to experts,...