Scientists unravel why we are quick to blame people for their actions

Blaming others is a sub-conscious mechanism. It’s a lazy person’s way of making sense of chaos. But have you ever wondered why are we so quick to blame people for their deeds, but slow in acknowledging their good work?Well, a latest study from Duke University that recently appeared in journal Scientific Reports has revealed helps explain the paradox of why we are quick to blame people for their actions, but slower to give them credit.Lawrence Ngo, the lead author of this study, has revealed that is “the first to use neuroscience research tools to try to explain why people are biased toward treating negative actions as intentional but positive actions as unintentional.”Scott Huettel, professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and member of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, “There’s no logical…


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