You Literally See More When You Enjoy Life

From Neurophilosophy:

[I]nducing a good mood in the participants caused an increase in the scope of their field of vision, whereas inducing a negative mood reduced their visual field. Thus, positive moods enhanced peripheral vision and increased the extent to which the brain encoded information in those parts of the visual field, to which the participants did not pay attention. Conversely, negative moods decreased the encoding of peripheral information.

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