Literally so, the experiment was to leave the subjects unsupervised with candy jars they knew were destined for children in another study. Reported on The World Tonight on BBC Radio 4 tonight. Paul Piff from the University of California at Berkeley has been studying how wealth affects your ethics. Subjects given unfair advantages in a game believed they deserved to win. tl:dr money not good for your goodness. Oh no, my precious. Auntie Beeb has not yet put the story up so I am linking this older one, just because I love the use of the word scofflaw. Here is a more recent one.