What makes us smile?

World Smile Day, created by Harvey Ball, the artist behind the yellow-and-black smiley face released in 1963, happens each year on October 7th. This year, The Harris Poll partnered with Smile Train on a study to find out what exactly is making Americans smile. After years of navigating the Covid-19 pandemic, inflation and other crises, discovering the reasons behind whats making Americans smile the most seems important now more than ever. 

From nice weather to hearing a good joke, our data-driven insights provide an answer to what makes us smile.


Download the study to uncover smile insights:

Annie Prunsky

Annie Prunsky

Director of Marketing

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