The Comparison Trap

Do you compare yourself to Elon Musk? Don’t. In a world where followers and likes can seem like rock-solid proof of a person's worth, you don't have to take the bait. Cover Image: Dean Alexander
The Comparison Trap

Mirror, Mirror

By Rebecca Webber

Social comparison is how we evaluate ourselves. But in the age of social media, it can have its downsides.
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Is Facebook Making You Depressed?

By Susan Krauss Whitbourne Ph.D.

New research suggests who’s at risk for depression from too much Facebook use
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The Perils of Comparison

By Juliana Breines Ph.D.

We all do it. Here's why we should stop.
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When Envy Is Good for You

By David Ludden Ph.D.

The debate about “benign” and “malicious” envy