Study lead author Doctor Irene Scopelliti, a lecturer in marketing at City University London, said: 'Most people probably realise that they experience emotions other than pure joy when they are on the receiving end of someone else's self-promotion.'The effects may be exacerbated by the additional distance between people sharing information and their recipient, which can both reduce the empathy of the self-promoter and decrease the sharing of pleasure by the recipient.'The researchers ran two online experiments to find evidence of the misperception.
They asked some participants to describe a time they had bragged about themselves (self-promoters) and asked others to describe a time that they were on the receiving end of someone else's bragging (recipients).
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