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Revenge, even though it is not your fault.
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PMID:  23211474     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
McCullough et al. argue that revenge has a future-oriented function, that is, to deter future harms by changing other individuals' incentives toward the self. Recent research has shown that people seek revenge even when harms are unintentional. This commentary reports these results and proposes that revenge may also serve to reduce the immediate psychological pain resulting from unfair treatment.
Rongjun Yu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-12-5
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Behavioral and brain sciences     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1469-1825     ISO Abbreviation:  Behav Brain Sci     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7808666     Medline TA:  Behav Brain Sci     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  40-41     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Psychology and Center for Studies of Psychological Application, South China Normal University, Guangzhou, 510631, China.
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