The Dissonance Within Us.

Some of us are in a conflict; we “…are motivated more by a desire to appear moral than to actually be moral.”(“Six Common Ways People Justify Unethical Behavior” by Juliana Breines, Ph.D. (posted August 31, 2020, Psychology Today).   Consequently, we will engage in some questionable or ambiguous ethical tactics or [Read More]

By |October 9th, 2020|Research|

The Pitfalls of “Moral” Politics

Morality and “moral” politics seem to be in the news lately. I came upon an article in the Science and Technology section of The Economist (June 22, 2017 edition) discussing “political morality”. Noting that this may be an oxymoron, the article discusses studies showing that politicians who take a position [Read More]

Morning Morality

Today is Black Friday and with it, comes lots of shopping and negotiating for good buys. So... when is the best time to negotiate the best deal? Well, according to a study published about a month ago, people tend to be more honest and more ethical in the morning.A small [Read More]

By |November 29th, 2013|Research|
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