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awkward.........
Sources and extra links below!
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Embarrassment and prosociality: http://ist-socrates.berkeley.edu/~keltner/publications/FeinbergWillerKeltner2012.pdf

Empathetic Embarrassment:

www.npr.org/2014/07/19/332760081/the-opposite-of-schadenfreude-vicarious-embarrassment
healthland.time.com/2011/05/05/why-your-embarassment-causes-me-so-much-pain/

Cringe subreddit: www.reddit.com/r/cringe

awkward hug gifs: giphy.com/search/awkward-hug

Embarrassment: www.apa.org/monitor/2012/11/embarrassment.aspx

The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows: www.dictionaryofobscuresorrows.com

The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows (on YouTube): www.youtube.com/user/obscuresorrows

“Why Are We Morbidly Curious?” (related Vsauce video): www.youtube.com/watch

social rejection and physical pain: www.pnas.org/content/108/15/6270.full

Social awkwardness and genetics:

news.sciencemag.org/social-sciences/2009/11/socially-awkward-check-your-genes
www.snpedia.com/index.php/Rs53576

Psychology experiments that test the breaking of social norms are called “breaching experiments”: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Breaching_experiment

Stage Fright: business.uni.edu/buscomm/Presentations/stagefright.html

Oxytocin:

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxytocin
www.psyneuen-journal.com/article/S0306-4530(13)00211-4/abstract

Oxytocin and fear/anxiety:

www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-07/nu-tlh072213.php

negativity bias: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Negativity_bias

more negative emotions than positive:

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3156001/
www.psychologytoday.com/blog/in-the-name-love/201007/are-negative-emotions-more-important-positive-emotions

Eleanor Roosevelt quote: www.goodreads.com/quotes/26110-you-wouldn-t-worry-so-much-about-what-others-think-of

“in you 20s and 30s…” quote: www.ihhp.com/equotes/

The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows: www.dictionaryofobscuresorrows.com

The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows (on YouTube): www.youtube.com/user/obscuresorrows

“sonder” gif: i.imgur.com/zxBZ0vF.gif

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