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Fri, Dec 11

Brains wired for blame

Ouch! Did you do that on purpose?

Psychologists have long concluded that people tend to judge others more harshly for their negative actions—assigning fault and blame more often than praise or accolades. Now we know why.

New research shows the human brain is wired to react more emotionally to the bad things people do. That’s why we tend to assign blame much faster than we give compliments.

Read more from Fortune.