Why it matters if we think someone is watching

People are more likely to condemn the bad behaviour of others when they sense someone else may be watching, a University of Sydney study shows. The participants who believed they were being watched, despite whether they were conscious of that thought, expressed greater disapproval of moral transgressions than those who thought they were alone. The increased expression of disapproval is attributed to people’s sensitivity to perceptions of their own reputation.

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