People become more selfish when they focus on others’ success, study notes

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When you tend to focus on how successful other people are, you automatically display more selfish behaviour, a new study finds.

Findings of the study were published online in the academic journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Period17-Feb-2015 → 19-Feb-2015

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  • TitlePeople become more selfish when they focus on others’ success, study notes
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletInternational Business Times
    Media typeWeb
    CountryAustralia
    Date19/02/2015
    DescriptionWhen you tend to focus on how successful other people are, you automatically display more selfish behaviour, a new study finds.
    Producer/AuthorSamantha G
    URLwww.ibtimes.com.au/people-become-more-selfish-when-they-focus-others-success-study-notes-1422660
    PersonsPiet Berg ,van den, Lucas Molleman, Franz Weissing
  • TitleFocusing on the success of others can make us selfish
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletMedical News Today
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date18/02/2015
    DescriptionIt is believed that the success of humans as a species depends to a large extent on our ability to cooperate in groups. Much more so than any other ape (or mammal for that matter), people are able to work together and coordinate their actions to produce mutual benefits. But what do we base our decisions on when we know whatever we do will affect those around us?
    URLhttps://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/289543.php
    PersonsLucas Molleman, Piet van den Berg
  • TitleFocusing on the success of others can make us selfish
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletToday Topics
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date18/02/2015
    DescriptionIt is believed that the success of humans as a species depends to a large extent on our ability to cooperate in groups. Much more so than any other ape (or mammal for that matter), people are able to work together and coordinate their actions to produce mutual benefits. But what do we base our decisions on when we know whatever we do will affect those around us?
    URLhttps://www.todaytopics.com/focusing-on-the-success-of-others-can-make-us-selfish/34507/
    PersonsLucas Molleman, Piet van den Berg
  • TitleFocusing on the success of others can make us selfish
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletPhys.org
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date17/02/2015
    DescriptionIt is believed that the success of humans as a species depends to a large extent on our ability to cooperate in groups. Much more so than any other ape (or mammal for that matter), people are able to work together and coordinate their actions to produce mutual benefits. But what do we base our decisions on when we know whatever we do will affect those around us?
    Producer/AuthorUniversity of Nottingham
    URLhttps://phys.org/news/2015-02-focusing-success-selfish.html
    PersonsLucas Molleman, Piet van den Berg