Watching television series can be an excellent psychological therapy. As published by the Vogue magazine, the psychologists Andrea Trujillo and Mariló Pérez García drew up a list of the emotional benefits of watching a good television series.
If it releases dopamine
When we watch television series that we like, the brain releases dopamine, a neurotransmitter that activates the reward system, in a similar way to stimuli such as sex or food.
Lets express feelings
Getting involved with the series and empathizing with the characters makes for a moment the feelings are extrapolated to the story and released.
Help make changes
The characters in the series can become role models when it comes to tackling a problem.
Protects against depression
As it is a pleasant activity, it improves the mood and the ability to enjoy playful and pleasant experiences.
Helps to better organize the day
Planning leisure moments increases the probability of complying with them and helps to generate flexible routines to have a balance between work and emotional well-being. (E)