Regret may not always be a bad thing, researcher says

May 2, 2013

Laura King is a professor in the University of Missouri Department of Psychological Sciences.
Laura King is a professor in the University of Missouri Department of Psychological Sciences.
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On this week's show, we'll discuss why regret might not always be a bad thingLaura King is a professor in the University of Missouri department of psychology, and she studies something that might strike a familiar tone with many of us – regret. Specifically, she studied regret over a lost possible self. I sat down with her back in January of this year, and she told me about her research.

Note: This interview originally aired on January 3, 2013.