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Interestingly, the tDCS treatment only increased honesty when the participant had a material gain for themselves. It had no effect on whether a person would cheat to help others.

tDCS is a noninvasive method that can excite neurons by applying weak electric currents to the scalp. It was applied to a brain region previously identified to be associated with honesty in 145 participants (double-blinded experiment).

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