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The Slippery-Slope Effect: Minor Misdeeds Lead to Major Ones

A new study finds that small ethical infractions can easily snowball into major violations when left unchecked over time. ... More>


In the Bully Pulpit: ‘It’s the Right Thing to Do.’


The Myth of the Harmless Wrong


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Faith or Fear?

Researchers in psychology and anthropology have discovered heightened patterns of honesty and civility among people who view their gods as more punitive than forgiving. This integrative research is generating new insights into religion’s influence on mores and behaviors, both at the individual and societal levels. ... More>


To Thine Own Self: The Psychology of Authenticity