3/25/2015 – Stanford research: People from different cultures express sympathy differently

Mar 26, 2015 Comments Off by

Stanford psychologist and Center on Longevity faculty affiliate Jeanne Tsai found that Americans tend to focus on the positive in expressions of sympathy while Germans focus on the negative. The research showed that how much people wanted to avoid negative emotion influenced their expressions of sympathy more than how negative they actually felt.

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