Can offering monetary rewards reduce prosocial behaviours like recycling? We find that rewards can both increase and decrease prosocial behaviours, and that the existence and size of the crowding-out effect depends on reward size and pre-existing levels of prosocial motivation.
Evolution of vaccine resistance of COVID-19 is a problem which lies at the interface of molecular genetics, evolutionary biology and human behavior.
Tracking salaries and performance outcomes of close to 100,000 US academics over two decades, our latest research finds that pay transparency leads to more equitable and equal wages but also to reduced power of performance-based incentives.
Is reduced behavioral orienting to motherese speech in toddlers with ASD related to reduced neural responses to motherese?
In this study, for the first time, we are seeing what the possible brain impact is for toddlers with autism who fail to pay attention to social information.
What really makes you sick? Rethinking causality and good health in Soweto, South Africa through syndemics
Syndemics explain why and how social and medical conditions collide in people and populations. Our research across contexts suggests that patients experience medical diagnosis in relation to their social contexts and that non-medical factors can influence quality of life more than medical ones.