1st of all, the paper contains many experiments and interventions. After the initial submission of this paper, reviewers asked to not only quantify the detrimental impact of polarization but also test behavioral interventions to alleviate it.
So now I have ~9,000 obs.
Sep 4, 2020 • 13 tweets • 9 min read
💥New WP: Hate Trumps Love💥
RQ: study behavioral-, belief- & norm-based mechanisms through which perceptions of closeness, altruism & cooperativeness are affected by political polarization under @realDonaldTrump
RQ: how do we engage in deviant behavior when social #norms are uncertain?
A: self-serving belief distortion
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◈ #Lies are ubiquitous & people often lie for their own benefit or for others (@UriGneezy et al., 2018 AER, Abeler et al., 2019 Ecta)
◈ Reasons (not) to lie: ethical dissonance, image concerns...
--> we take a complementary approach: norm-following considerations