Anger Derails Negotiations, Unless You Have a Plan
Angry negotiators can make irrational decisions that lead to lower offers, but researchers from Saarland University demonstrate that a simple self-regulation plan can help cooler heads prevail.
Bad People Are Disgusting, Bad Actions Are Angering
A person’s character, more so than their actions, determines whether we find immoral acts to be ‘disgusting,’ studies show.
The Varieties of Anger
The New York Times: Bitterness. Hostility. Rage. The varieties of anger are endless. Some are mild, such as grumpiness, and others are powerful, such as wrath. Different angers vary not only in their intensity but
Car Talk: Contentious Conversations Drive Distraction
Engaging in a heated, emotional discussion with a passenger can turn into a dangerous distraction for drivers.
Higher Status People Are Meaner Drivers
Frustrated drivers are more likely to lash out aggressively at vehicles they perceive as having a lower social status.
Does Hot Weather Fuel Road Rage?
Hot weather seems to amplify people’s responses to provocation, ultimately increasing rates of aggressive behavior and violence.