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The social functions of intergroup schadenfreude

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Schadenfreude is a German word, which describes the pleasure that people take in someone else’s misfortune. The aim of the present research was to investigate the social functions of intergroup schadenfreude. Chapter 2 presents Studies 1 – 3, focusing on the social functions of experiencing intergroup schadenfreude in the context of football tournaments, using both concurrent and retrospective methods. Study 1 did not find any relation between change in perceived relative status and interg...

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MSD
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Experimental Psychology
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2017-07-06

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