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Commentary: Fairness is intuitive
(2016-05-09) - Journal item
Cappelen et al. (2015) show that ‘fair’ decisions are quicker than are ‘selfish’ decisions. On this basis, they infer that fairness is ‘intuitive’. We argue that they commit a reverse inference fallacy. One might argue ...
Social dilemmas : When self-control benefits cooperation
(2014-12) - Journal article
Individuals in a social dilemma may experience a self-control conflict between urges to act selfishly and better judgment to cooperate. Pairing a public goods game with a subtle framing technique, we test whether perception ...
Tangible temptation in the social dilemma: Cash, cooperation, and self-control
(2015-06) - Journal article
The social dilemma may involve a within-person conflict, between urges to act selfishly and better judgment to cooperate. Examining the proposition from the perspective of temptation, we pair the public good game with ...
Depletion influences restraint, but does it influence conflict identification? Expanding on Osgood and Muraven (2015)
(2015-09) - Journal item
Osgood and Muraven (2015) show that cognitive depletion reduces pro-social behaviors, but not pro-social attitudes. We expand on the authors’ interpretation by relating their results to recent theorizing on the relationship ...
Models inconsistent with altruism cannot explain the evolution of human cooperation
(2016-05-03) - Journal item
Less cognitive conflict does not imply choice of the default option : Commentary on Kieslich and Hilbig (2014)
(2015-05) - Journal item
Kieslich and Hilbig (2014) employ a mouse-tracking technique to measure decision conflict in social dilemmas. They report that defectors exhibit more conflict than do cooperators. They infer that cooperation thus is the ...