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Education “teaches you how to be a better liar”

This is a piece on the Daily Mail (here), on my paper Who lies? A meta-analysis of the effect of sex, age, and education on honesty.

Traits of Deontologists and Consequentialists: Appearance and Reality

This is a piece on the Philosophy blog dailynous.com (here), featuring my paper Are Kantians better social partners? People making deontological judgments are perceived to be more prosocial than they actually are.

People may be more honest than psychologists thought

This is a piece on The Economist (here), featuring my sole-authored paper Does the truth come naturally? Time pressure and low cognitive reflection promote honesty in deception games.

Social expectations influence behaviour

This is a piece by the American Psychological Association (here) featuring my paper (with David Rand, Victoria Brescoll, Jim Everett, and Hélène Barcelo) on social heuristics and social roles, as “particularly exciting experiments in psychology”.

Research suggests cooperative behaviour is not instinctive, but learned

This is an interview with Giorgia Cococcioni that appeared on phys.org. We talk about our paper “Social setting, intuition, and experience in laboratory experiments interact to shape cooperative decision-making“.

Menschen sind weder sozial noch altruistisch – Beides muss gelernt werden

This is a piece (in German) that appeared on sciencefiles.org. They talk about my paper with Giorgia Cococcioni “Social setting, intuition, and experience in laboratory experiments interact to shape cooperative decision-making“.

People cooperate to their disadvantage

This is an interview with Jillian Jordan and David Rand that appeared on the Yale Daily News. We talk about our paper “Heuristics guide the implementation of social preferences in one-shot Prisoner’s Dilemma experiments“.

Quel est le secret pour créer un véritable esprit d’équipe

This is a piece (in French) that appeared on the blog lesaffaires.com. They talk about my paper with Giorgia Cococcioni “Social setting, intuition, and experience in laboratory experiments interact to shape cooperative decision-making“.

Behavioral studies suggest that humans cooperate more than assumed by economists

This is a piece that appeared on the blog technology.org. They talk about my paper “The emergence of hyper-altruistic behaviour in conflictual situations“.

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Common Is Moral. New JEPG paper shows both altruism and selfishness judged as more moral when common than when rare… t.co/IkJOakDnTF

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Social mindfulness (i.e., perceiving other's needs) is not influenced by processing mode (intuition vs reflection).… t.co/LpJBrqlcaF

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New preprint suggests time pressure increases honesty, 'cause it decreases awareness of the opportunity of deceptio… t.co/f4L58lrcCi