Serotonin Rising (2009)
A revolution of good deeds positively changing the planet. In a groundbreaking experiment, researchers at the National Institutes of Health have discovered that humans are hard-wired to be unselfish. During functional MRI brain scans, scientists learned that altruism makes people feel good, lighting up a primitive part of the human brain that usually responds to food, receiving money, and even sex. Combine a heart-warming, funny and semi-autobiographical storyline about two reporters who uncover this altruistic revolution with actual interviews from leading scientists, artists and philosophers and you have the World's First Truly "Feel Good" Movie, Serotonin Rising.
Based on a true scientific discovery, combining interviews with scientists and spiritualists with the heart-warming story of 2 TV reporters on an inspirational journey into how doing good deeds makes you happier and healthier.
A unique movie-viewing experience, SEROTONIN RISING seamlessly weaves together documentary interviews with the heart-warming narrative of two journalists who uncover the real 'Secret' to a happy and healthy life.
- Based on a true scientific discovery, SEROTONIN RISING combines a heart-warming, funny, and inspirational story about two TV reporters who uncover an altruistic revolution happening today.
Through actual interviews with the world's leading scientists, spiritualists and philosophers, we discover that doing good deeds for others will make you happier and healthier by raising serotonin levels and strengthening the body's immune system.
It gets even better - Recipients of the kind acts and any observers of those good deeds will also get a serotonin boost and strengthen their own immune systems - making SEROTONIN RISING the World's First Truly 'Feel Good' Movie!
In a groundbreaking experiment, researchers at the National Institutes of Health have discovered that human beings are hard-wired to be unselfish. During functional MRI brain scans, NIH Scientists learned that altruism makes people feel good, lighting-up a primitive part of the brain that responds to food, sex and winning the lottery.
Through the insightful perspectives of author Deepak Chopra, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, poet and recording artist Donovan, Harvard Professor Tal Ben-Shahar, Yogi Swami Kripananda and many others, SEROTONIN RISING gives voice to the medical research that leading a compassionate life will raise serotonin levels, strengthen the immune system and help you become a happier person.