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Stabbing Voodoo Dolls Gives Angry Employees A Sense Of Justice, Study Says

Hate your boss? STAB a voodoo doll: Bizarre study reveals harming the toy with pins, pliers and fire gives angry employees a sense of justice!

 

Being shouted at by your boss can drive you to the brink of stupidity.

But scientists today bizarrely claimed stabbing a voodoo doll, which represents your nightmare manager, could be the answer.

Giving upset employees the opportunity to hurt the doll using pins, pliers and fire gives them a sense of justice, two studies concluded.

Being shouted at by your boss can drive you to the brink of stupidity. But scientists today claimed stabbing a voodoo doll, which represents your nightmare boss, could be the answer

Nearly 400 participants were involved in the studies, with 195 employees lured to take part in the first study with the promise of a $1 (£0.72).

Volunteers were placed into two groups, depending on whether or not they would retaliate to abusive behaviour.

A control group was also studied by the University of Waterloo-led experts – but they were just asked to solve word fragment challenges instead.