Why be nice? Better not think about it.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Are people more likely to be cooperative if they must act quickly or if they have more time to mull it over? The results of a recent series of studies suggest that peoples' initial impulse is to cooperate, but that with more time and reflection they become more selfish.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Tomasello, M

Published Date

  • December 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 16 / 12

Start / End Page

  • 580 - 581

PubMed ID

  • 23107936

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1879-307X

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1364-6613

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.tics.2012.10.006


  • eng