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Accepting criticism

Accepting criticism

Criticism weighs more on our emotions than praise does.

We remember negative events more vividly than positive ones, and we give more emotional weight to a loss than an equivalent gain.

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We pay more attention to and remember negative experiences or information more than positive ones. If you receive numerous compliments and one criticism, you're likely to dwell on the criticism.

Subjective magnitude

We weigh negatives twice as heavily as positives. This is similar to loss aversion: We prefer avoiding losses than acquiring equivalent gains.

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Receiving criticism will always have a greater impact than receiving praise.

And we remember criticism strongly but inaccurately. But although criticism is more likely to be remember incorrectly, we don’t often forget it - almost everyone remembers negative things more str...

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