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The ''Identified Victim'' Effect: An Identified Group, or Just a Single Individual?
People’s greater willingness to help identified victims, relative to non-identified ones, was examined by varying the singularity of the victim (single vs. a group of eight individuals), and theExpand
The singularity effect of identified victims in separate and joint evaluations
Abstract People’s greater willingness to help identified victims, relative to non-identified ones, was examined by eliciting real contributions to targets varying in singularity (a single individualExpand
Someone to blame: When identifying a victim decreases helping
People's willingness to contribute (WTC) more resources to save the lives of identified victims than to save anonymous or statistical victims is known as the identifiable victim effect. PreviousExpand
Choosing what I want or keeping what I should: The effect of decision strategy on choice consistency
We examine decision-makers' consistency vis-a-vis their own priorities in a multi-choice task, using either an inclusion or exclusion strategy to reduce a set of alternatives. Four studiesExpand
Knowing what I should, doing what I want: From selfishness to inequity aversion in young children’s sharing behavior
The social utility model suggests that people feel more satisfied with equal divisions of resources than from inequitable outcomes, even when the latter favors oneself. Research examining children’sExpand
"One of us": Outstanding willingness to help save a single identified compatriot
Willingness to help victims unrelated to oneself, in situations where reciprocity is irrelevant, is a common form of altruism. Prior research showed that people are more willing to extend such helpExpand
Effect of media presentations on willingness to commit to organ donation
Significance We often encounter cases of organ donation in the press or on television. How might these stories affect readers? We found that reading coverage of cases that include identifyingExpand
The role of perspective taking and emotions in punishing identified and unidentified wrongdoers
  • Tehila Kogut
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Cognition & emotion
  • 12 February 2011
We present two studies examining the effect of identifiability on willingness to punish, emphasising that identifiability of the wrongdoer may increase or decrease willingness to punish depending onExpand
Exploring the relationship between adult attachment style and the identifiable victim effect in helping behavior
Abstract People's preference to help victims about whom they have some information is known as the identifiable victim effect. Results of three studies, in which dispositional attachment styles wereExpand
Reciprocating (More) Specifically to You: The Role of Benefactor's Identifiability on Direct and Upstream Reciprocity
Research suggests that benefiting from someone's voluntary, intentional, costly effort encourages reciprocal prosocial behavior, as well as promoting upstream reciprocity, that is, increasesExpand