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Mine! Mine! Mine! - New Study Indicates That Entitlement Can Lead to Dishonesty

MONTREAL, Aug. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --A Young children can largely get away with pulling a tantrum when they are not given what they want. Grown-ups, not so much. Seeing a rebuffed adult making a scene in public is awkward, whether it's about cutting in line, getting VIP treatment, or putting on a mask in order to shop. A strong sense of entitlement can also be a powerful motive for deception, according to recent research conducted by Queendom.com. Their study reveals that self-entitled people may employ underhanded tricks in order to get what they feel they deserve, including manipulation and lying.Analyzing data from 8,864 people who took the Integrity and Work Ethics Test, Queendom researchers compared people on different traits related to honesty/dishonesty, based on their level of self-entitlement. Several noteworthy variances were discovered.Certain personality attributes can increase a person's likelihood of acting dishonestly, including the following: (Note: Scores on the traits below range on a scale from 0 to 100. The higher the score, the stronger the trait).DECEITFULNESS


Score for people with a strong sense of entitlement: 70



Score for people with a low sense of entitlement: 24

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