Wicked Thoughts

Why we love to gloat and derive pleasure from the misfortunes of others. Cover Image: Peter Hapak

Seven Deadly Sentiments

By Kat McGowan, Ken Gordon

Why we're ashamed of having forbidden thoughts.

What Does Picking on Charlie Say About Us?

By Raj Raghunathan Ph.D.

Gossiping about others may point to our desperate desire to feel worthy

Can't Stop Watching The Real Housewives?

By Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.

Why We're Fascinated by the Drama & Decadence of Reality Television

Why Some People Can't Stop Bragging

By Susan Newman Ph.D.

Parents may do it most, but they're far from the only ones.

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