Money makes people generally more dishonest

Bradley Wint
By: - 24th Jul 2013
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Take two people, give one of them a lot of money, and suddenly they cheat, lie, steal, and break the line to get ahead, at least that’s according to this study.

Psychologists at the University of California, Berkeley have found that those who are much more wealthy tend to exhibit more unethical traits versus those who have less wealth. Obviously there are exceptions such as those involved in philanthropy or others who prefer to live a humble and private lifestyle, but statistically speaking, they found that money tends to bring about unequal behaviour depending on a person’s financial status. Their next quest is to find out why people in financially better positions tend to cheat and lie to get ahead in life. Check out more below.

[Via: Upworthy - Cover Photo: jeminke/Flickr]

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