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April 21, 2020

Episode Show Notes:

When people can't get something they want, they decide it's not worthy of desire by Kelsey Donk

  • Sjåstad, H., Baumeister, R. F., & Ent, M. (2020). Greener grass or sour grapes? How people value future goals after initial failure. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 88, 103965. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jesp.2020.103965

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