We’re more willing to break social standards when the opportunity is in the middle

By | 2016-12-26T02:34:08+00:00 December 26th, 2016|Categories: Relationships|Tags: , , , |

rather than at the start or end of a sequence.

Researchers proved this pattern of judgment and behavior in obeying to:
– ethical standards (e.g., cheating),
– religious traditions (e.g., skipping religious rituals)
– and performance standards (e.g., “cutting corners” on a task).

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Religion or spirituality has positive impact

By | 2016-09-05T16:13:54+00:00 September 5th, 2016|Categories: Healthy, Personal Success, Relationships|Tags: , , , |

on romantic/marital relationships, child development, research shows.

Adolescents who attend religious services with one or both of their parents are more likely to feel greater well-being while romantic partners who pray for their “significant others” experience greater relationship commitment, according to research.

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Religion and Well-being

By | 2016-09-05T15:54:47+00:00 September 5th, 2016|Categories: Healthy, Personal Success, Relationships|Tags: , , , |

“Results showed that among people who were more genetically predisposed toward social sensitivity (i.e., G/G genotype), Koreans had greater psychological well-being if they were more religious; however, European Americans with the G/G genotype had lower psychological well-being if they were more religious.”

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