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The Biological Reason It’s So Much Easier to Be Negative #care2 https://t.co/N02mEzDTC6

The Biological Reason It’s So Much Easier to Be Negative #care2 https://t.co/N02mEzDTC6

Do you feel like you’re in rut? When you talk to friends, do you notice yourself focusing on the things that are tough, unfair, or wrong in life? Have you been called a Debbie downer? You’re not alone. Most people tend to focus on the negative. In fact, when left to our own devices, the human brain is actually hardwired to bias towards negativity . This is a pretty well-documented phenomenon with plenty of situational examples. For instance, one study showed that a fear of punishment was more effective in getting children to follow the rules than a desire for rewards. Another showed that we view a loss of resources, such as money, as more important than a gain of resources. For example, losing $100 seems like a much bigger deal to most people than gaining $100. Negativity exerts a stronger pull. It makes sense. Our ancestors wouldn’t have survived the millennia if they wer...

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