Pssst! Gossip can do good
Wonder Woman InToday - 11/06/2012
Thanks to tabloids, Twitter and TMZ, gossip has a nasty reputation. The truth of the matter: it’s actually one of the most important ways we interact within our social and professional networks, says Jack Levin, Ph.D., a professor of sociology and criminology at Northeastern University and co-author of Gossip: The Inside Scoop. And with the exception of super-malicious rumourmongering, sharing and receiving intel can offer a real boon to your emotional and physical well-being.