People who watch violent films more likely to lie, cheat


Love watching movies with violent content? You may be more likely to lie, cheat or steal, according to a new study which found that exposure to violence could make people less ethical. The study found that exposure to human violence is strongly linked to an increase in cheating for monetary gain.

Josh Gubler, professor at Brigham Young University (BYU) in US, and David Wood, professor at the Marriott School of Management at BYU, carried out three experiments with roughly 1,000 participants for the study. In the first experiment, participants were paid to review sentences and edit those with mistakes. Half of the participants were given sentences with violent language................Read more
 
 

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