Geist & Gehirn covers “Science of cringe”

In two Spektrum der Wissenschaft (Geist & Gehirn) articles research from our group on cringe and embarrassment were covered. 

First, in edition 06/2021 Frieder M. Paulus and Annalina Mayer explain why people experience embarrassment on behalf of (unrelated) others. Second, in edition 09/2021 there is an in-depth review of research on the emotion of (vicarious) embarrassment, its origins, contextual embeddings and potential political implications

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