Response: Commentary: Greater Emotional Gain from Giving in Older Adults: Age-Related Positivity Bias in Charitable Giving

@inproceedings{Bjlkebring2016ResponseCG,
  title={Response: Commentary: Greater Emotional Gain from Giving in Older Adults: Age-Related Positivity Bias in Charitable Giving},
  author={P{\"a}r Bj{\"a}lkebring and Daniel V{\"a}stfj{\"a}ll and Stephan Dickert and Paul Slovic},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
  year={2016}
}
Older adults have been shown to avoid negative and prefer positive information to a higher extent than younger adults. This positivity bias influences their information processing as well as decision-making. We investigate age-related positivity bias in charitable giving in two studies. In Study 1 we examine motivational factors in monetary donations, while Study 2 focuses on the emotional effect of actual monetary donations. In Study 1, participants (n = 353, age range 20-74 years) were asked… CONTINUE READING
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