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Dartmouth in the News

  • STAT

    In a column, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Stephanie White writes that “since our profession believes strongly in prevention and early intervention, we must talk about racism just as we do about vaccination, exercise, and healthy eating.”

  • Huffington Post

    Apologizing can backfire, reports The Huffington Post. It cites research by Dartmouth’s Gili Freedman suggesting the word “sorry” isn’t always helpful. Saying “I’m sorry” to someone you’re rejecting can make rejection feel worse, she says.

  • Real Simple

    Saying “sorry” to someone being rejected “puts them in a situation where they feel like they have to respond by saying, ‘Oh, it's OK,’ even if they don’t feel that way at all,” says Dartmouth postdoctoral researcher Gili Freedman.

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