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dishonesty

We All Lie and Cheat, but Not Much

Having demolished the belief that most people are rational in his last two books, Duke researcher Dan Ariely puts to death the concept that "most people are honest" in his newest book, The Honest Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to…

Wear a Fake Rolex, Turn Into O.J.

You can find fake designer and luxury products just about anywhere these days, and most people consider owning one a harmless transgression. After all, if you were never going to pay $12,000 for a real Rolex, who is really hurt if you wear…

Order vs. Disorder: Surroundings Matter

While our behavior is clearly influenced by our surroundings - most of us act differently in a church vs. a nightclub - new research shows that very subtle differences can have a significant behavioral impact. Specifically, new research…