The science behind why winning a bronze medal feels better than a silver — Quartz

At the Olympics, there’s a fine line between regret and relief and, scientists say, it’s drawn between the second and third position on the medal podium. Ranking by achievement, the gold medal clinches the top spot, then the silver, followed by bronze. Rank by happiness and the story changes—something that became obvious at the men’s…

via The science behind why winning a bronze medal feels better than a silver — Quartz

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