When you're told to expect catastrophe, or are rewarded for doing so, what does that do to you in the long run?
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You should read a paper called “Concept Creep: Psychology’s Expanding Concepts of Harm and Pathology,” published in Psychological Inquiry by the researcher Nick Haslam. It came out in 2016 and I think I simply missed it — and some of the subsequent discussion surrounding it — at the time. But it deserves a long shelf life.
The basic idea:
The conceptual c…