According to a new study, people who consider themselves upper class are more likely than people lower on the economic ladder to engage in unethical behavior.
Researchers conducted seven different experiments in both the laboratory and the real world. In one experiment, researchers found that people driving expensive cars were more likely to cut off other drivers than those driving less expensive cars. In another experiment, research subjects were told to report their score after a dice roll. Those who labeled themselves as upper class gave themselves scores in the 20s even though they were all fixed to score 12.
The results indicate that wealth and social status can affect how we see the world and how we behave in it.
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