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dc.contributor.authorKvarven, Amandaen_UK
dc.contributor.authorStrømland, Eiriken_UK
dc.contributor.authorWollbrant, Connyen_UK
dc.contributor.authorAndersson, Daviden_UK
dc.contributor.authorJohannesson, Magnusen_UK
dc.contributor.authorTinghög, Gustaven_UK
dc.contributor.authorVästfjäll, Danielen_UK
dc.contributor.authorMyrseth, Kristian Ove Ren_UK
dc.description.abstractThe hypothesis that intuition promotes cooperation has attracted considerable attention. Although key results in this literature have failed to replicate in pre-registered studies, recent meta-analyses report an overall effect of intuition on cooperation. We address the question with a meta-analysis of 82 cooperation experiments, spanning four different types of intuition manipulations—time pressure, cognitive load, depletion, and induction—including 29,315 participants in total. We obtain a positive overall effect of intuition on cooperation, though substantially weaker than that reported in prior meta-analyses, and between studies the effect exhibits a high degree of systematic variation. We find that this overall effect depends exclusively on the inclusion of six experiments featuring emotion-induction manipulations, which prompt participants to rely on emotion over reason when making allocation decisions. Upon excluding from the total data set experiments featuring this class of manipulations, between-study variation in the meta-analysis is reduced substantially—and we observed no statistically discernable effect of intuition on cooperation. Overall, we fail to obtain compelling evidence for the intuitive cooperation hypothesis.en_UK
dc.publisherSpringer (part of Springer Nature)en_UK
dc.relationKvarven A, Strømland E, Wollbrant C, Andersson D, Johannesson M, Tinghög G, Västfjäll D & Myrseth KOR (2020) The Intuitive Cooperation Hypothesis Revisited: A Meta-analytic Examination of Effect Size and Between-study Heterogeneity. Journal of the Economic Science Association, 6, p. 26–42.
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dc.subjectTime Pressureen_UK
dc.subjectCognitive Loaden_UK
dc.titleThe Intuitive Cooperation Hypothesis Revisited: A Meta-analytic Examination of Effect Size and Between-study Heterogeneityen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.citation.jtitleJournal of the Economic Science Associationen_UK
dc.type.statusVoR - Version of Recorden_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Bergenen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Bergenen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationLinkoping Universityen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationStockholm School of Economicsen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationLinkoping Universityen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationLinkoping Universityen_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Yorken_UK
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