Frank McAndrew Discusses Gossip

From: Examiner.Com (Chicago, IL)

Everywhere we turn there is media gossiping about someone else’s life. Why is it that the human brain is so interested and aroused by gossip? Is it that when we have a good perception of a person, our jealousy within enjoys hearing negativity?…

Frank McAndrew, a Knox College Psychology Professor, said, “If someone is higher than you on the food chain, you want dirt about them. You want negative information, because that’s the stuff you can exploit to get ahead.”… Read more…