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Study Examines The Psychology Behind Students Who Don't Cheat

An Ohio State press release discusses how a student’s psychological profile correlates to academic integrity. An interesting study in rhetoric, focusing on promoting a cultural identity for the “academic heroes” who do honest work, rather than hunting and trapping those whose behavior is less exemplary: The students completed measures that examined their bravery, honesty and empathy.  The researchers separated those who scored in the top half of those measures and…