Now, more than ever before, we live our lives online.
That also means sharing our thoughts and opinions online, and in a year like this one, that’s led to a lot of fierce debate. You probably instinctively know that posting something online opens you up to a lot more frustration and anger, but have you ever stopped to think why that is? It turns out, there’s actually a reason people fight more online, and it has absolutely nothing to do with the quality of the argument. Here’s what scientists have learned.