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    Envy and admiration: emotion and motivation following upward social comparison.Niels van de Ven - 2017 - Cognition and Emotion 31 (1):193-200.
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    When envy leads to schadenfreude.Niels van de Ven, Charles E. Hoogland, Richard H. Smith, Wilco W. van Dijk, Seger M. Breugelmans & Marcel Zeelenberg - 2015 - Cognition and Emotion 29 (6):1007-1025.
    Previous research has yielded inconsistent findings concerning the relationship between envy and schadenfreude. Three studies examined whether the distinction between benign and malicious envy can resolve this inconsistency. We found that malicious envy is related to schadenfreude, while benign envy is not. This result held both in the Netherlands where benign and malicious envy are indicated by separate words (Study 1: Sample A, N = 139; Sample B, N = 150), and in the USA where a single word is used (...)
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    On the counterfactual nature of envy: “It could have been me”.Niels van de Ven & Marcel Zeelenberg - 2015 - Cognition and Emotion 29 (6):954-971.
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    Schadenfreude and Gluckschmerz Are Emotional Signals of (Im)Balance.Niels van de Ven - 2018 - Emotion Review 10 (4):305-306.
    Smith and van Dijk explore the relationship between the emotions schadenfreude and gluckschmerz, and why people experience these emotions. Their perspective is valuable and adds to a better understanding of how people respond to the fortunes of others. In this manuscript I try to further these ideas by arguing that schadenfreude and gluckschmerz are best seen as signals that indicate that a balance in how we would want the world to be is restored or violated.
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