Cheating less

Stimulating brain cells could stop people cheating, study finds

What keeps us honest? And, if we understand the neural mechanisms behind it, can we make people more honest? Those were the questions posed by a team from the University of Zurich who wanted to see if the desire to cheat was linked to the brain. By stimulating an area of the brain responsible for the regulation of thoughts and actions, the team found that in those already experiencing moral quandaries, cheating decreased by more than half. While regular, seemingly habitual cheaters, were unaffected. ….[READ]

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