Why do we envy other people? The answer seems simple: because they have something we want or wish we had. But psychologists are trying to learn MORE about this obsession.
In the October 11th edition of the New York Times, John Tierney quote researcher Sarah E. Hill as saying, "(Jealousy is) much like a car crash we can’t stop looking at. We can’t get our minds off people who have advantages we want for ourselves."