Let there be light! With light, according to a new study, comes honesty.
As for the back story, researchers from the University of Virginia and College of William and Mary investigated how daylight saving time impacts crime rates. Results revealed daylight saving decreased robbery by a staggering 51 percent! Rape decreased by 56 percent and murder by 43 percent. Researchers argued that more lighting increases the likelihood of witnesses identifying criminals.
To take things one step further, Francesca Gino, associate professor of business administration at Harvard University, and her colleagues studied how lighting conditions would impact honesty within organizations. Read more