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11/12/07

Economic neuroendocrinology : 2 new studies

Two interesting papers in press in NeuroEndocrinology Letters:

1. Smokers are fairer in the Ultimatum Game when they have to split cigarettes than when they split money:

  • Takahashi, T. (2007). Economic decision-making in the ultimatum game by smokers. Neuro Endocrinol Lett, 28(5). [pubmed]
2. Social evaluation significantly increases generosity in the dictator game:

Takahashi, T., Ikeda, K., & Hasegawa, T. (2007). Social evaluation-induced amylase elevation and economic decision-making in the dictator game in humans. Neuro Endocrinol Lett, 28(5).[pubmed]



1 Comments:

Olivier Oullier said...

one more ...

Zak PJ, Stanton AA, Ahmadi S (2007) Oxytocin Increases Generosity in Humans. PLoS ONE 2(11): e1128. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0001128

Free access here:
http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0001128