Out, damn’d decision: Hand washing helps us live with our choices

Shakespeare’s Lady Macbeth could never wash away the guilt of murder from her hands, but research has shown that the simple act of hand washing–or even using a wipe–can in fact help people clean their conscience of dirty deeds . A new study, published online May 6 in Science , reveals the power of hand washing to ease people’s minds about even mundane decisions . [More]

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