Social discounting rate is negatively correlated with fluid intelligence
Jerzy Osiński , Paweł Ostaszewski , Adam Karbowski
AbstractThe purpose of the study was to verify a hypothesis, inspired by the handicap principle, of a positive relationship between subjective value of a hypothetical monetary reward shared with others and the level of fluid intelligence. Manipulation involved the amount of reward to be shared (small vs. large amount) and subject’s relationship to recipients (related vs. unrelated). As expected, a positive correlation was found between the subjective value of a reward to be shared with others, measured as the area under the curve for the discounting function and Raven Advanced Progressive Matrices scores, but the relationship was only present for rewards shared with relatives. In addition, participants who made altruistic choices in all items scored higher in RPM than those who were not as consistent. The implications of results for the evolutionary interpretation of the relationship between intelligence and altruism are discussed.
|Journal series||Personality and Individual Differences, ISSN 0191-8869, (A 30 pkt)|
|Publication size in sheets||0.5|
|Keywords in English||Altruism, Social discounting, Temporal discounting, Intelligence, Costly signalling|
|Publication indicators||: 2014 = 1.294; : 2014 = 1.951 (2) - 2014=2.378 (5)|
|Dorobek Naukowy - Preview URL||http://dn.swps.edu.pl/Podglad.aspx?WpisID=15293|
|Dorobek Naukowy - Approve URL||http://dn.swps.edu.pl/Biuro/ZatwierdzanieWpisu.aspx?WpisID=15293|
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