FEEDBACK & Research Confirms It Is Better to Get the Bad News First #PsychologyToday

Commentary by Dr. Whitesel:  I tell my students/clients not to avoid conflict (as many pastors do) but rather get the “bad news first”… and then the good news, because your mood will be most affected by the last thing you heard. Research confirms this as cited in this article in Psychology Today magazine.

Why Hearing Good News or Bad News First Really Matters

Whether we want to hear the positive or the negative first says a lot about us.