Sadder but NOT Wiser: New Study Shows Gloomy ‘Eeyore’ People Not More Realistic than Optimists

A new review of a landmark psychology study challenges the longstanding view that depressed people are wiser because they’re more realistic. The original study has been taught for decades in Intro Psych courses, cited by thousands of scholars, and has crept into the culture as an article of faith. 

NYT Source Story: Sadder but Wiser? Maybe Not. [October 18, 2022]

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