Surprising Research Says Negative Feedback Is Effective (and We Might Even Prefer It)

Surprising Research Says Negative Feedback Is Effective (and We Might Even Prefer It)

Few people like hearing bad news about themselves. Getting a tough performance review or being called out for a mistake challenges our status and triggers feelings of shame, frustration, and helplessness. Negative feedback floods the brain with stress-inducing hormones that raise our threat awareness and causes a momentary loss of executive functioning.