The New York Times has a brief article about studies from researchers at the University of Minnesota and the University of British Columbia. Both studies found that subjects were more likely to cheat if they were "encouraged to believe their behavior is predetermined — by genes or by environment," according to the article. You thought it was progress to link genes to their biological functions, but it turns out you're just enabling the cheaters.

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