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  • Study: People expect others to mirror their own selfishness, generosity

    Researchers, from left, Sanda Dolcos, Florin Dolcos and Paul Bogdan

    In a new study, researchers tracked how a person’s own behavior guides their expectations of others’ generosity or selfishness. U. of I. Ph.D. candidate Paul Bogdan, right, and psychology professors Florin and Sanda Dolcos led the study.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer


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  • Editor’s notes:   

    To reach Paul Bogdan, email
    To reach Florin Dolcos, email
    To reach Sanda Dolcos, email

    The paper “Social expectations are primarily rooted in reciprocity: An investigation of fairness, cooperation and trustworthiness” is available online or from the U. of I. News Bureau

    DOI: 10.1111/cogs.13326