Framing Prisoners and Chickens: Valence Effects in the Prisoner's Dilemma and the Chicken Game

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De Heus , Peter; Hoogervorst , Niek; Van Dijk , Eric;
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jesp.2010.04.013
  • Subject: prospect theory | framing | valence effects | social dilemmas | [ SDV.NEU.PC ] Life Sciences [q-bio]/Neurons and Cognition [q-bio.NC]/Psychology and behavior
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International audience; In an experimental study we investigated how decisions in social dilemmas are affected by the valence of outcomes that are at stake. Prospect theory states that individuals are risk averse when outcomes are framed as gains, and risk seeking when ... View more
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