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A simple antidote for shame

(Society for Consumer Psychology) Researchers found that people who felt regret about their actions experienced emotions of shame and embarrassment, and this led to the sensation of physical warmth. This motivated people to choose cold drinks. Focusing on colder images also helped people feel less regret.
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