The pleasure of being nasty

Dr. Klaus Abbink (pictured) of Monash Business School has (along with colleague Prof. Dr. Abdolkarim Sadrieh) experimentally examined the question of pleasure derived from deliberate nastiness – specifically with regard to joy-of-destruction. “In the joy-of-destruction game that we introduce, players can burn each other’s money, but we have removed all conventional reasons to do so. […]

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