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Gossip has long been misunderstood – here's how it can help your work and social life

By Kathryn Waddington, Reader in Psychology, University of Westminster
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Gossip gets a bad rap – from tabloids full of salacious celebrity gossip, to the badly-behaved teens of television programmes like Gossip Girl. But while it might get dismissed or reported as unsubstantiated rumour, gossip is a key part of politics and the way the world works.

Gossipy women are over represented in popular images of gossip. An informal analysis of 100 Google images of gossip revealed 62% were of women only,…The Conversation

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