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    This Mind-Blowing Tech Has a Nice Ring

    In the mood … for sound mental health? Just as Fitbits track exercise levels, emotion-reading wearables are on the rise to track our anger and stress levels while encouraging a few deep breaths. High-tech rings and wristbands are giving granny’s mood bracelet a run for its money, using sensors to do things like track nervous system changes, heart rate, temperature and even scheduled meetings and social-media activity. As wearable technology becomes more ubiquitous, this mind-reading bling hopes to corner the market in helping us chill.

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