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miamizsun

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Posted: Aug 28, 2020 - 5:52am

still relevant?

Why We Love Bad News

The bias of negative news over positive. Negative news has a stronger impact on our minds than positive news. Details how this "brain bias" impacts our daily emotions, and why it exists in the first place



Why do insults once hurled at us stick inside our skull, sometimes for decades? Why do political smear campaigns outpull positive ones?

The answer is, nastiness makes a bigger impact on your brain.

And that, says Ohio State University psychologist John T. Cacioppo, Ph.D., is due to the brain's "negativity bias": your brain is simply built with a greater sensitivity to unpleasant news. The bias is so automatic that it can be detected at the earliest stage of the brain's information processing.

...

Other researcher have found the same thing. It is the frequency of small positive acts that matters most, in a ratio of about 5 to 1.

Interestingly, occasional large positive experiences—say, a big birthday bash—are nice, but they don't make the necessary impact on our brain to override the tilt to negativity. It takes frequent small positive experiences to tip the scales toward happiness.

sunybuny

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Posted: May 18, 2020 - 5:28am



 miamizsun wrote:
the bad news could be that folks don't pay attention to the good news
 
Which is why almost every local news cast has a 'something good' feature.  Anything to up the mood.

sirdroseph

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Posted: May 18, 2020 - 2:08am



 miamizsun wrote:
the bad news could be that folks don't pay attention to the good news
 

This is a well proven business model.
oldviolin

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Posted: May 17, 2020 - 7:09pm



 miamizsun wrote:
the bad news could be that folks don't pay attention to the good news
 
It's a consequence of conditioning.
Sad really...


miamizsun

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Posted: May 17, 2020 - 7:47am

the bad news could be that folks don't pay attention to the good news
miamizsun

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Posted: May 17, 2020 - 7:43am

 oldviolin wrote:


 miamizsun wrote:


 oldviolin wrote:


 black321 wrote:
China testing low level nukes?
Russian fighters buzzing Navy planes over the med.
Iranian boats harassing US Navy boats in Arabian sea.
 

Blood in the water. Self inflicted wounds or no?
 

soul inflicted
 
Ah. Yes indeed. Pride goeth before the fall...

 

pride goeth before the fault

because i'm very forgiving
oldviolin

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Posted: Apr 16, 2020 - 7:32pm



 Red_Dragon wrote:


 oldviolin wrote:


Everybody seems to have a cross to bear it seems. Gotta make hard choices or go along with the crowd i guess. Standing alone is becoming ever more suspicious and I'm not even talking about nationalism.
There are sheep and there are sheep. These times were made for delusions of all colors and textures.
 
 

 

Didn't say you were... just commenting on the stream of conversation.
 
Here? Or out there?

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Posted: Apr 16, 2020 - 7:05pm



 oldviolin wrote:


Everybody seems to have a cross to bear it seems. Gotta make hard choices or go along with the crowd i guess. Standing alone is becoming ever more suspicious and I'm not even talking about nationalism.
There are sheep and there are sheep. These times were made for delusions of all colors and textures.
 
 

 

Didn't say you were... just commenting on the stream of conversation.
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Posted: Apr 16, 2020 - 6:30pm



 Red_Dragon wrote:


 oldviolin wrote:

Ah. Yes indeed. Pride goeth before the fall...

 

So very sick of nationalistic nonsense.
 
Everybody seems to have a cross to bear it seems. Gotta make hard choices or go along with the crowd i guess. Standing alone is becoming ever more suspicious and I'm not even talking about nationalism.
There are sheep and there are sheep. These times were made for delusions of all colors and textures.
 
 

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Posted: Apr 16, 2020 - 6:22pm



 oldviolin wrote:

Ah. Yes indeed. Pride goeth before the fall...

 

So very sick of nationalistic nonsense.
oldviolin

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Posted: Apr 16, 2020 - 6:12pm



 miamizsun wrote:


 oldviolin wrote:


 black321 wrote:
China testing low level nukes?
Russian fighters buzzing Navy planes over the med.
Iranian boats harassing US Navy boats in Arabian sea.
 

Blood in the water. Self inflicted wounds or no?
 

soul inflicted
 
Ah. Yes indeed. Pride goeth before the fall...

miamizsun

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Posted: Apr 16, 2020 - 5:48pm



 oldviolin wrote:


 black321 wrote:
China testing low level nukes?
Russian fighters buzzing Navy planes over the med.
Iranian boats harassing US Navy boats in Arabian sea.
 

Blood in the water. Self inflicted wounds or no?
 

soul inflicted
oldviolin

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Posted: Apr 16, 2020 - 5:16pm



 black321 wrote:
China testing low level nukes?
Russian fighters buzzing Navy planes over the med.
Iranian boats harassing US Navy boats in Arabian sea.
 

Blood in the water. Self inflicted wounds or no?
black321

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Posted: Apr 16, 2020 - 2:11pm

China testing low level nukes?
Russian fighters buzzing Navy planes over the med.
Iranian boats harassing US Navy boats in Arabian sea.
sunybuny

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Posted: Apr 8, 2020 - 6:00am



 miamizsun wrote:
bad news: family member gravely ill

good news: all involved are at peace and very good hospice team has taken over

my family is amazing

i'm very fortunate to have them
 
I can relate. Lost dad 1 year ago.
You have my prayers and best wishes.




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Posted: Apr 7, 2020 - 6:44am



 haresfur wrote:
My little fruit and veg market was closed while the owner went back to China for a 2 week holiday which ended up being a month because he had to self-quarantine for 2 more weeks. It must have been really tough to lose that much business. He seemed upbeat to be open again and people were making a point of welcoming him back and checking in that he was going ok. I love living here.
 


   
haresfur

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Posted: Feb 21, 2020 - 5:12pm

My little fruit and veg market was closed while the owner went back to China for a 2 week holiday which ended up being a month because he had to self-quarantine for 2 more weeks. It must have been really tough to lose that much business. He seemed upbeat to be open again and people were making a point of welcoming him back and checking in that he was going ok. I love living here.
haresfur

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Posted: Jan 23, 2020 - 4:11pm



 miamizsun wrote:
bad news: family member gravely ill

good news: all involved are at peace and very good hospice team has taken over

my family is amazing

i'm very fortunate to have them
 
hoping for the best

oldviolin

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Posted: Jan 23, 2020 - 3:48pm

 

 miamizsun wrote:
bad news: family member gravely ill

good news: all involved are at peace and very good hospice team has taken over

my family is amazing

i'm very fortunate to have them
 


ScottFromWyoming

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Posted: Jan 23, 2020 - 8:28am



 miamizsun wrote:

i'm very fortunate to have them
 

And they, you. Be well.
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