Study suggests people dislike you more for humblebragging than for regular boasting

A team of researchers from Harvard University and UNC-Chapel Hill has conducted a study regarding humblebragging—in which a person boasts about an achievement but tries to make it sound less boastful by minimizing it—and report what they learned. In their paper published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, the group describes their study and what they found.

Study suggests people dislike you more for humblebragging than for regular boasting

A team of researchers from Harvard University and UNC-Chapel Hill has conducted a study regarding humblebragging—in which a person boasts about an achievement but tries to make it sound less ...

Fri 12 Jan 18 from Medical Xpress

Study proves that humblebragging really is the worst

It’s time for the #humblebrag to die. Experiments show that everybody hates thinly-veiled boasts, but nearly 45 per cent of people witness one a day

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Newscientist

Humblebragging is MORE irritating than outright boasting

The study, by University of North Carolina, found people faced by someone humblebragging were less likely to help them out by signing a petition, and also gave them less money.

Thu 11 Jan 18 from Daily Mail

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