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How Thoughts of Money Lead Us Astray

The Case of the Evil Genius

Professor James Moriarty had only a brief literary career, but his persona looms much larger than his deeds. Criminal mastermind and archenemy of Sherlock Holmes, the professor is remembered today […]... More>

When Charitable Acts Are ‘Tainted’ by Personal Gain

We tend to perceive a person’s charitable efforts as less moral if the do-gooder reaps a reward from the effort, new research shows. ... More>

Time, the ethics cop

A cure for Wall Street corruption? Science says thinking about time strengthens morality