The psychology of stanning - Deepstash
Where the phrase "I stan" comes from

The phrase comes from Eminem's hit song, Stan. The song describes a superfan that goes to extreme measures to prove his devotion to the singer.

These days, the phrase is sla...

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The psychology of stanning

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One theory is that most of our relationships rely on empathy with people, meaning that we use our own experiences to relate to how we imagine other people feel. For this reason, knowing lot...

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Being drawn to a fan community can have positive and negative effects.

  • Fandoms can help support and connect individuals, providing a space for long-lasting friendshi...

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Studies found that if you don't feel as if you belong somewhere, it can lead to mental health problems. Fandom communities provide opportunities to avoid this.

But, onl...

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People write continuations of stories with different endings, often to bring two characters together who they think should fall in love.

Once you have established a connection with a charac...

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This deep obsession with celebrities can be beneficial for the people they're directed at, bolstering their careers and creating part of the brand. But when the affection turns to criticism, it...

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