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Politically incorrect speech can be good politicsND


Ephrat Livni, Quartz, Friday 13th September, 2019

A new study by researchers at Harvard and Berkeley universities, published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, examines the idea of political correctness and its interplay with authenticity. Researchers defined “correctness” as what seems morally right during a certain time with a certain group. One of the study's key findings was that being politically incorrect in communication can signify authenticity, but politically correct communicators come across as more sensitive and warmer.

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