Featured Research: Unethical Behavior

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When a “Golden Opportunity” to Bribe Arises, It’s Hard to Pass Up

Studies led by researchers at VU Amsterdam suggest that the path to corrupt behavior may sometimes be a steep cliff instead of a slippery slope, contrary to popular belief… More

Psychological scientists identify factors that prompt people to lie, cheat, bribe, and steal and strategies for addressing such unethical behavior.

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Death becomes you

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  • June 13, 2017
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