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Why Are We Spiteful, Even Though It Bites Us Back?

Why do people willingly inconvenience or even harm themselves in order harm others? And why are some of us more spiteful than others? Being aggressive and lacking empathy might have a lot to do with it, researchers say.

“Spite can become very destructive,” says David Marcus, a psychologist at Washington State University and the lead author of a study published in the journal Psychological Assessment.

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2014/04/23/306240840/why-are-we-spiteful-even-though-it-bites-us-back

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