Eyes on Honesty

Cooper, Garry
November 2007
Psychotherapy Networker Magazine;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p17
The article discusses an experiment involving a picture of a pair of eyes and the effect it has on people's honesty. Conducted at England's Newcastle University School of Biology and Psychology, the experiment involved an honesty box in which the faculty members have been asked to put the payments for the beverages they buy. A picture of a pair of eyes placed above it improved the revenue they derived from the honesty box.


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