Morality in everyday life

@article{Hofmann2014MoralityIE,
  title={Morality in everyday life},
  author={Wilhelm Hofmann and Daniel C. Wisneski and Mark John Brandt and Linda J. Skitka},
  journal={Science},
  year={2014},
  volume={345},
  pages={1340 - 1343}
}
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