According to NPR's story, "Psychology Of Fraud: Why Good People Do Bad Things": In general, when we think about bad behavior, we think about it being tied to character: Bad people do bad things. But that model, researchers say, is profoundly inadequate.
Read more of the story on the NPR website.
Read our new blog series, La Iglesia Hispana, focusing on Hispanic Catholics, the church's new emerging majority.
In the same thread, This American Life recently had a segment on degrees of sin and making bad decisions. Find the audio by clicking here.