The dark side of personality: anti-sociality increases strategic game play

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Engelmann, Jan; Schmid, Basil; Chumbley, Justin; Fehr, Ernst;
(2018)
  • Publisher: Amsterdam and Rotterdam: Tinbergen Institute
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5167/uzh-163021
  • Subject: trust | Department of Economics | D87 | Trust, reciprocity, punishment, anti-social, personality, individual differences | anti-social | reciprocity | punishment | personality | 330 Economics | C71 | D91 | individual differences
    • ddc: ddc:330

We assess the role of anti-social personality traits in explaining heterogeneity in commonly observed social preferences. We identified a personality profile that clearly reflects anti-social personality characteristics, with high positive loadings on Machiavellianism a... View more
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