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How Dishonest Behavior Can Turn Into Corporate Misconduct

This is a photo of a dollar on a fishing line and hook.

Psychological scientists explore aspects of organizational climate that may allow for fraud like the recent Wells Fargo scandal to happen. ... More>

People Prefer Hiring “Naturals” Over Hardworking “Strivers”

Even when candidates were equally qualified, people judged individuals with “natural” talent as more hirable and successful than hardworking “strivers.” ... More>

New Research From Psychological Science

A sample of new research exploring how people develop an aversion to inequity and the role of number and degree in how we perceive facial attractiveness. ... More>

Paying Do-Gooders Makes Them Less Persuasive

People who receive a financial incentive to raise money for a charity they care about are actually less effective in soliciting donations than those who receive no incentive. ... More>