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"Big Givers" Get Punished for Being Nonconformists

"Big Givers" Get Punished for Being Nonconformists | Mom Psych | Scoop.it
People punish generous group members by rejecting them socially—even when the generosity benefits everyone, study shows.
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The more people rely on their intuitions, the more cooperative they become

The more people rely on their intuitions, the more cooperative they become | Mom Psych | Scoop.it

Researchers trying to answer an age-old question about human goodness have found evidence for a "cooperation reflex." They show that when self-interest goes up against the common good, our intuitions favor cooperation, while stopping to think leaves the door open for selfishness to kick in. 

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