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After spending years building relationships with trolls and trying to understand them, journalist Ginger Gorman shares her findings in the the book Troll Hunting:
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Psychologists have found a link between a troll's behavior and a few personality traits:
When we denounce trolls as intrinsically malicious people, we limit our understanding of what may trigger these behaviors.
Trolling is somewhere in the grey between prosocial human and antisocial primate. Ultimately, our disposition for antisocial behavior in the real world is lik...
The absence of nonverbal feedback leads to an “empathy deficit,” and this is what sociopaths suffer from.
If someone says something negative in person and makes you cry, he/she will possibly feel uncomfortable. Unless they're psychopaths, your misery will generate an e...
This means a temporary loss of a person's identity leading to behavior that is conflicting with their character. Anonymity offers protection from real-world social repercussions, and this has profound effects on human behavior.
If a lack of nonverbal cues is what make...
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Empathy is the abillity to emotionally understand what other people feel. see things from their point of view, and imagine yourself in their place.
essentially, it is putting yourself in someone else's position and feeling what they must be feeling.
Beyond these 👇 goals, it's not worth it to invest emotionally:
When you do want to respond, decide whether to be serious or fu...
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Baby Yoda is the star of the television series, The Mandalorian, in the Star Wars film universe. It is a small, green-skinned, big-eared alien who can wield "the force."
The ways in which Baby Yoda's creators have modelled him on human attributes can give us insights into ho...
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