The Current | Oct 16, 2013 | 23:59

    Are the rich less feeling? Research suggests wealth reduces compassion - Oct 16, 2013

    The image of the wealthy, self-interested "Scrooge-of-a-guy" wasn't only in Charles Dickens' imagination. A series of psychological studies out of the University of California illustrate that as people gain wealth, they lose ethics, empathy and compassion

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