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Does studying science make you a better person? – Salon.com March 26, 2013

Posted by sandyclaus in Atheism, Politics.
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That’s the implication of newly published research, which finds people who study science — or who are even momentarily exposed to the idea of scientific research — are more likely to condemn unethical behavior and more inclined to help others.

“Thinking about science leads individuals to endorse more stringent moral norms,” report psychologists Christine Ma-Kellams of Harvard University and Jim Blascovich of the University of California, Santa Barbara. Their research is published in the online journal PLOS One.

via Does studying science make you a better person? – Salon.com.

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1. David Yerle - March 26, 2013

Who would’ve thought! I’m a nice guy!

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