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Washing Away Your Sins: Threatened Morality and Physical Cleansing

(Chen-Bo Zhong and Katie Liljenquist) “[…] In three studies, we explored what we call the “Macbeth effect”—that is, a threat to one’s moral purity induces the need to cleanse oneself. […] Daily hygiene routines such as washing hands, as simple … Continue reading

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