Indian and Canadian Behavior in Two-Person Power Games

  title={Indian and Canadian Behavior in Two-Person Power Games},
  author={D. Carment and J. E. Alcock},
  journal={Journal of Conflict Resolution},
  pages={507 - 521}
  • D. Carment, J. E. Alcock
  • Published 1984
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Conflict Resolution
  • Two experiments are reported that contrast the behavior of East Indian and Canadian university students in two different two-person “power” games. In the first study each participant could affect the other's outcomes but one was able to exert more control than the other. It was found that both advantaged and disadvantaged Indians were less generous than their Canadian counterparts and that disadvantaged subjects, in both cultures, were less generous than advantaged subjects. Also, the Indians… CONTINUE READING
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