The good news in bad news: Repeatedly exposing yourself to a negative event may prevent it from affecting you
Psychology shows that it doesn't take much to put you in a bad mood. And being in a bad mood slows your reaction time and affects your basic cognitive abilities like speech, writing, and counting. But new research now reveals that repeated exposure to a negative event neutralizes its effect on your mood and your thinking. The study has broad implications for understanding our emotions.
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