Interindividual-intergroup discontinuity in the domain of correspondent outcomes: the roles of relativistic concern, perceived categorization, and the doctrine of mutual assured destruction.

@article{Wolf2008InterindividualintergroupDI,
  title={Interindividual-intergroup discontinuity in the domain of correspondent outcomes: the roles of relativistic concern, perceived categorization, and the doctrine of mutual assured destruction.},
  author={Scott T. Wolf and Chester A. Insko and Jeffrey L. Kirchner and Tim Wildschut},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={94 3},
  pages={479-94}
}
Most prior research on the tendency for groups to be less cooperative than individuals (the interindividual-intergroup discontinuity effect) has used the Prisoner's Dilemma Game (PDG). Experiment 1 examined the discontinuity effect with 3 additional matrices: Chicken, Leader, and Battle of the Sexes (BOS). Unlike the PDG, these matrices are characterized by correspondence of outcomes. The discontinuity effect was significant for the PDG and Chicken matrices only. With the BOS and Leader… CONTINUE READING