Say what you will about so-called godless scientists, there’s REASON TO BELIEVE that people who take great interest in science have a stronger sense of morality than those who don’t:
Want to be a better person? Spend more time thinking about science.
That’s the implication of newly published research, which finds people who study science — or who are even momentarily exposed to the idea of scientific research — are more likely to condemn unethical behavior and more inclined to help others.
“Thinking about science leads individuals to endorse more stringent moral norms,” report psychologists Christine Ma-Kellams of Harvard University and ...