Cooperation and Shared Beliefs about Trust in the Assurance Game

Abstract

Determinants of cooperation include ingroup vs. outgroup membership, and individual traits, such as prosociality and trust. We investigated whether these factors can be overridden by beliefs about people's trust. We manipulated the information players received about each other's level of general trust, "high" or "low". These levels were either measured… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144191

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