A pedestrian crosses a snow-covered street in Humboldt Park on Thursday. The Chicago area saw snowfall for nearly three days straight, leaving 12 inches or more in parts of the city, and up to 18 inches in some northern suburbs. The heavy snow will be followed by extreme cold at the start of next week. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

University Studying Winter’s Impact On Mood

CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist tells us about a unique study that looks at how bitter conditions affect the mind.


Verizon iPhone

Researchers Develop Smart Phone Technology To Sense Depression

Researchers at Northwestern University are developing a smart phone that can sense whether you’re falling victim to depression.

WBBM Newsradio–02/08/2012

Christmas Shopping

Shopping Atmosphere Can Put You In Mood To Spend

What puts you in the mood to spend? As CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports the atmosphere inside the store — what you see, what you smell, what you hear — plays a big part in your shopping experience.

CBS 2–11/25/2010