Does money make you mean?

General

When we look around us, if we see human beings who are wealthy, remember that science proves that there is a strong bias that they are going to be selfish, mean, and be some level of a jerk. Then we should look for what are the things they do that compensate for that scientifically proven bias. If we can’t find any compensatory behavior, which is often they case when work is all they focus on for example, then it is easy to conclude they really might be jerks.

Here’s a very good video they summarizes some amazing research on how you and me are all subject to these biases depending on the context we find ourselves in.

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