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The Truth Is, Lying Might Not Be So Bad

Dan Ariely has found that "what separates honest people from not-honest people is not necessarily character, it's opportunity."
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Dan Ariely has found that "what separates honest people from not-honest people is not necessarily character, it's opportunity."

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Shankar Vedantam
Shankar Vedantam is NPR's social science correspondent and the host of Hidden Brain. The focus of his reporting is on human behavior and the social sciences, and how research in those fields can get listeners to think about the news in unusual and interesting ways. Hidden Brain is among the most popular podcasts in the world, with over two million downloads per week. The Hidden Brain radio show is featured on some 250 public radio stations across the United States.