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Are religious people nicer on Sundays?

Source: “(When) are religious people nicer? Religious salience and the ‘Sunday Effect’ on pro-social behavior” from Judgment and Decision Making, Vol. 5, No. 2, April 2010, pp. 138–143

Well, I know what day I’ll be asking my churchgoing friends if I can borrow money…

So does this mean if you go to church every day that you end up pretty altruistic?

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