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Submission + - Does Thinking Science Make People More Ethical?

alysion writes: "Per research published in the online journal PLOS One, psychologists Christine Ma-Kellams of Harvard University and Jim Blascovich of the University of California, Santa Barbara report, "Thinking about science leads individuals to endorse more stringent moral norms." Salon.com covered the story. In one of the four supporting experiments, undergraduates considered an account of a date rape and were asked to judge behavior on a scale of 1 to 100. Science types, perhaps not surprisingly, proved to have a better grasp of reality, including the moral kind."
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Does Thinking Science Make People More Ethical?

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