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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: What's a face worth: Noneconomic factors in game playing
Authors: Hancock, Peter J B
DeBruine, Lisa M
Issue Date: 1-Apr-2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Citation: Hancock PJB & DeBruine LM (2003) What's a face worth: Noneconomic factors in game playing, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 26 (2), pp. 162-163.
Abstract: Where behavior defies economic analysis, one explanation is that individuals consider more than the immediate payoff. We present evidence that noneconomic factors influence behavior. Attractiveness influences offers in the Ultimatum and Dictator Games. Facial resemblance, a cue of relatedness, increases trusting in a two-node trust game. Only by considering the range of possible influences will game-playing behavior be explained.
Type: Journal Article
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Rights: Published in Behavioral and Brain Sciences. Copyright 2003 by Cambridge University Press.
Affiliation: Psychology
University of Aberdeen

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