Why So Much News Is So Bad

The psychologist Paul Rozin points out that the negative trumps the positive in many ways….Other scholars, in the paper titled “Bad Is Stronger Than Good,” summarized the evidence as follows:

“Bad emotions, bad parents, and bad feedback have more impact than good ones, and bad information is processed more thoroughly than good.”

—From the book Thinking, Fast and Slow, by Daniel Kahneman.

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