If a person goes into detail about how bad something was then you are more likely to see the event as more horrible. This belief isn’t always true.
Another thing to keep in mind is that a memory of events from further in the past will also seem worse the more details you describe.
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They sleep more, watch less TV, and practice more. But it may also be thanks to the clubs and their coaches.
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Negative contact with parents and the environment affects depression in adulthood.
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The researchers said “Underachievement among American youth is often blamed on inadequate teachers, boring textbooks, and large class sizes. We suggest another reason for students falling short of their intellectual potential: their failure to exercise self-discipline”.
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