Affective Forecasting Errors for Cooperation and Competition
Poster Session VII - Board: VII-
Saturday, May 29, 2010, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
APS Exhibit Hall
Participants played the prisoner’s dilemma game, received false feedback regarding their matrix choices (competitive or cooperative), and reported how much self-respect and self-compassion they felt. Other participants forecasted how they would have felt. Cooperation felt better than forecasted, whereas competition felt worse than forecasted.
Subject Area: Personality/Social