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10 psychology findings that reveal the worst of human nature

12 October 2018

It’s a question that’s reverberated through the ages – are we humans, though imperfect, essentially kind, sensible, good-natured creatures?

Or deep down are we wired to be bad, blinkered, idle, vain, vengeful and selfish?

There are no easy answers and there’s clearly a lot of variation between individuals, but a two-part feature post on our Research Digest blog aims to shine some evidence-based light on the matter.

Read part one on our Research Digest blog.


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