This team studied a total of 61 animated Disney Films and from the 5,128 minutes of film analysed, a total of 5,530 pro-social acts were found, amounting to an average of one act of kindness for every minute.
As well as watching Disney, it has also been suggested that reading Harry Potter could also make you a better person! Winning!
According to Mic.com, a study was taken place comprising of three stages. The first was a six-week course on Harry Potter taken by 34 Italian school kids.
The research started by having the students fill out a questionnaire on immigrants. They were then split into two groups which read specially selected passages from the series.
The first group discussed prejudice and bigotry as themes in the books, while the second group did not. The students from the group showed "improved attitudes towards immigrants," but only if they identified with Harry Potter.
The second study then looked at 117 high school students and found that those who had an emotional identification with Harry Potter had more positive views on the LGBT community.
The third study surveyed University students from the UK and found no association between an emotional bond with Harry Potter and perceptions of refugees. However, it did indicate that students who had less of an emotional attachment with Voldemort had "improved attitudes towards refugees."
In conclusion, the research found that reading Harry Potter had a positive impact on people and their perceptions of others.
We'll be watching more of Disney and Harry Potter from now on!