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Students who cheat become adults who cheat

By eCampus News Staff
December 20th, 2012

Students who cheat in school are likely to continue with that deceitful behavior as adults in the workplace, BusinessNewsDaily reports.

New research from the University of Minnesota found a significant correlation between students who reported dishonest behavior during college and their behavior at work. “It doesn’t seem like the two are very independent of each other,” Nathan Kuncel, the study’s co-author, told BusinessNewsDaily. “(That poor behavior) tends to carry over.”

The study was a meta-analysis, combining previous studies on the subject in order to obtain more robust results. Overall, the study reviewed research involving more than 1,500 people…

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