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Scientists Used A Rigged Monopoly Game To Show How Money Can Make People Mean And Obnoxious

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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: watch the clip above and see Paul Piff's whole TED Talk here. Follow BI Video: On YouTube

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