Journal retracts research claiming people with obesity are dishonest
A paper published in the prestigious journal Nature which linked obesity to dishonesty has been retracted.
It had originally concluded that people with obesity “have a harder time” refraining from lying when the underlying motivation was “avoiding a bad outcome”.
Before reaching this conclusion, researchers from the Joint Research Centre in Ispra investigated if body weight and hunger influenced whether a person was more likely to lie when playing a dice-based game.
The 65 participants with a BMI