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22 July 2011

Psychological Distancing

People who look at things in a self-centred way are less likely to reason wisely, research suggests.

People who look at things in a self-centred way less likely to reason wisely, research suggests.

"Although humans strive to be wise, they often fail to do so when reasoning about issues that have profound personal implications," study co-author Ethan Kross, a U-M psychologist, said in a university news release.

 
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