In this column, we provoke fresh thinking and round up some of the weird, wonderful, quirky, surprising – and shocking – stories out there

  No, I really am more honest than you! Studies have long highlighted that we tend to have a sense of personal superiority around moral traits. New research finds this is because we’re particularly irrational when evaluating moral qualities. Moral superiority appears to be “a uniquely strong and prevalent form of positive illusion,” according to researchers...

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