A cheating deterrent going back as far anyone can seem to remember is to pledge an oath, a vow, to swear on something, or just simply read an honor code. It’s even Numbers 30:2 “If a man vows a vow to the Lord, or swears an oath to bind himself by a pledge, he shall not break his

An interesting study in relation to cheating and honor codes found that the lowest level of cheating among students occurred at a school that did not have an honor code. In contrast, it found that a school with an 100-year-old honor code had one of the highest levels of cheating among students. According to research by