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  • Study Says Listening to Gossip Impacts Self Evaluation

    Study Says Listening to Gossip Impacts Self Evaluation

    By Louis Milman Ridofranz/iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Researchers from the Netherlands say that listening to gossip impacts the way we judge ourselves. The study, published in the journal Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, looked at two separate groups, consisting of a total of 305 undergraduate students. The students listened to either positive or negative gossip, and found that either form could have a positive impact on their feelings about themselves. Listening to positive gossip, researchers said, allowed the listeners to use the information they heard for self-improvement. Meanwhile, listening to negative gossip gave listeners an ego boost, as they felt superior ... Read More »
  • NJ, NY Toughen Ebola Quarantine Rules After Doctor Case

    NJ, NY Toughen Ebola Quarantine Rules After Doctor Case