Researchers Dropped 17,000 Wallets To Test Honesty In Countries Around The World : NPR

“People were more likely to return a wallet when it contained a higher amount of money,” Cohn says. “At first we almost couldn’t believe it and told him to triple the amount of money in the wallet. But yet again we found the same puzzling finding.” The researchers decided to do the experiment on a much larger scale. They put together a team that dropped off more than 17,000 “lost” wallets in 40 countries over the course of more than two years.

via Researchers Dropped 17,000 Wallets To Test Honesty In Countries Around The World : NPR

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