Study Shows People Will Hate You More For Humblebragging Than Actually Bragging

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In 2010, the incredibly underappreciated and gone-too-soon comedian Harris Wittels coined the term “humblebrag,” which is essentially the art of drawing attention to a seemingly negative aspect of your life in order to boast about a much more positive one— like “My Maserati has terrible gas mileage” or “It’s so hard finding condoms that aren’t too small.”

Many people have spent years studying the science behind the humblebrag— Dwayne “The Rock”...

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