Pragma Synesi – interesting bits

Compendium of interesting bits I come across, with an occasional IMHO

Feel good, do bad

“Moral licensing” is the “tendency to indulge yourself for doing something virtuous”.  Which means that if you are on a diet, bringing your own grocery bags to the supermarket may not be a good idea.

Ethics and the environment : Eco-waverers

When people feel good about themselves, they do bad things

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June 6, 2015 Posted by | behaviour, brain, decision making, psychology | , | Leave a comment