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A cooperative instinct

Gaechter, Simon

Authors

SIMON GAECHTER simon.gaechter@nottingham.ac.uk
Professor, Psychology of Economic Decision Making



Abstract

Acting on a gut feeling may sometimes lead to poor decisions, but it will usually support the common good, according to a study showing that human intuition favours cooperative, rather than selfish, behaviour.

Citation

Gaechter, S. (2012). A cooperative instinct. Nature, 489(7416), https://doi.org/10.1038/489374a

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Sep 7, 2012
Online Publication Date Sep 19, 2012
Publication Date Sep 20, 2012
Deposit Date Mar 27, 2017
Publicly Available Date Mar 27, 2017
Journal Nature
Print ISSN 0028-0836
Electronic ISSN 1476-4687
Publisher Nature Publishing Group
Peer Reviewed Not Peer Reviewed
Volume 489
Issue 7416
DOI https://doi.org/10.1038/489374a
Public URL http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/41552
Publisher URL http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v489/n7416/full/489374a.html
Copyright Statement Copyright information regarding this work can be found at the following address: http://eprints.nottingh.../end_user_agreement.pdf

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