Diurnal and seasonal mood vary with work, sleep, and daylength across diverse cultures.

@article{Golder2011DiurnalAS,
  title={Diurnal and seasonal mood vary with work, sleep, and daylength across diverse cultures.},
  author={Scott A. Golder and Michael W. Macy},
  journal={Science},
  year={2011},
  volume={333 6051},
  pages={1878-81}
}
We identified individual-level diurnal and seasonal mood rhythms in cultures across the globe, using data from millions of public Twitter messages. We found that individuals awaken in a good mood that deteriorates as the day progresses--which is consistent with the effects of sleep and circadian rhythm--and that seasonal change in baseline positive affect varies with change in daylength. People are happier on weekends, but the morning peak in positive affect is delayed by 2 hours, which… CONTINUE READING
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