We all might have suspected it, but now studies from the USA are confirming it. Wealthier people are more likely to lie, cheat and behave selfishly than others – up to three times more likely in fact.
These are the results of an experiment which monitored car users in California and their behaviour at busy junctions. Those driving the expensive cars behaved a lot worse, on average.
Follow-up experiments with people in the laboratory confirmed the same result.
Broadcast on East Coast FM’s The Morning Show with Declan Meehan on 08-03-2012