Snow

Researcher: Snow can help lift people's moods

4:59 min
  • Winters with snow may cut down on some depressive symptoms.
  • Being outside in the snow almost doubles our exposure to light, which might put us in a better mood. But it may also help by affecting our behavior.
  • Arne Lowden, a psychology researcher at Stockholm University, says more research is needed and is embarking on a study to find out more about its impact.