We don’t just cry when we’re sad, but also when we’re happy, overwhelmed, stressed, even in the kitchen. Here’s the scientific proof that we have different tears for different cries: photographer Rose-Lynn Fisher collected her own tears and those of hundreds of other volunteers in various moods and ages over the course of a year and then photographed them under a light microscope. Here’s what she found our different tears look like:
Maybe it’s true what they say about crying… “The sweetest (or in this case, the saltiest) things in life are the unseen…”
Read more about her work and this study here.