News tagged with honesty

Power can corrupt even the honest

When appointing a new leader, selectors base their choice on several factors and typically look for leaders with desirable characteristics such as honesty and trustworthiness. However once leaders are in power, can we trust ...

dateOct 01, 2014 in Social Sciences
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Sometimes, cheating is allowed

No lying, cheating or forging parents' signatures -- school children basically want to be honest. Depending on the school situation, however, they make exceptions and adopt unconventional honesty rules. Then they are sometimes ...

dateJun 28, 2012 in Social Sciences
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The psychology of the job hunt

In addition to the traditional application form and interview, job seekers are increasingly asked to take a pre-employment test -- an assessment that employers use to screen candidates. But how easy is it ...

dateNov 16, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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