There are social consequences to tooting your own horn too often.
Tuesday in social faux pas news comes a paper showing that when we try to make people like us, we often come across as braggy and annoying.
We often practice a little self-promotion when we’re trying to be impressive. Turns out, it doesn’t always come across the way we want it to. New research published in the journal Psychological Science shows that people frequently overestimate how much their self-promotion works in their favor and underestimate how much it achieves the opposite effect.
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