Schadenfreude: A psychologist explains why we love to see others fail - Deepstash
Schadenfreude: enjoying the  misfortune of others

Schadenfreude, the experience of pleasure at the misfortune of others, is a very common emotion. It may seem mean-spirited, vindictive even, but if you have ever felt guilt about t...

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Schadenfreude: A psychologist explains why we love to see others fail

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Raising your social status feels good because when we do it, it triggers the pleasure-creating reward pathways in our brain. The inverse is also true; studies have shown that havin...

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Our brains have evolved to assume that the world is a fair place, even if the actual evidence for this doesn’t stack up. Our brains respond to perceived fairness and justice like t...

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