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Prejudice and truth about the effect of testosterone on human bargaining behaviour
Both biosociological and psychological models, as well as animal research, suggest that testosterone has a key role in social interactions. Evidence from animal studies in rodents shows thatExpand
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Effects of Oxytocin and Prosocial Behavior on Brain Responses to Direct and Vicariously Experienced Pain
In this study, we tested the validity of 2 popular assumptions about empathy: (a) empathy can be enhanced by oxytocin, a neuropeptide known to be crucial in affiliative behavior, and (b) individualExpand
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New evidence on testosterone and cooperation: reply
van Honk and colleagues have taken our findings on the role of testosterone in ultimatum gamebargaining1 a step forward by showing that the hormone has important prosocial effects beyondthe ultimatumExpand
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Eisenegger et al. reply
Replying to J. van Honk, E. R. Montoya, P. A. Bos, M. van Vugt & D. Terburg Nature 485 10.1038/nature11136 (2012)van Honk and colleagues have taken our findings on the role of testosterone inExpand
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New evidence on testosterone and cooperation
In February 2010, Eisenegger et al. reported increased fair bargaining behaviour after administration of testosterone in an ultimatum game. However, unfair offers in the ultimatum game typically areExpand
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