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Money makes people mean – here’s how Monopoly proves it

This experiment put people in a rigged game and asked how they felt the game went.

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HOW DOES WEALTH change a person? Social psychologist Paul Piff studies the empathy gap – a term that describes how people from different social class groups interact.

As part of that research, he ran a study designed to highlight these gaps using a rigged Monopoly game. The results are fascinating.

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