Affiliation: University of California
- Liberating reason from the passions: overriding intuitionist moral judgments through emotion reappraisalMatthew Feinberg
Psychology Department, University of California, 4125 Tolman Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Psychol Sci 23:788-95. 2012....
- The virtues of gossip: reputational information sharing as prosocial behaviorMatthew Feinberg
Department of Psychology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
J Pers Soc Psychol 102:1015-30. 2012..We conclude by discussing implications for reputational theories of the maintenance of cooperation in human groups...
- Flustered and faithful: embarrassment as a signal of prosocialityMatthew Feinberg
Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
J Pers Soc Psychol 102:81-97. 2012..In addition, observers were more willing to give resources and express a desire to affiliate with these targets, and these effects were mediated by perceptions of the targets as prosocial...
- Gossip as an effective and low-cost form of punishmentMatthew Feinberg
Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
Behav Brain Sci 35:25. 2012..Research shows that negative arousal states motivate individuals to gossip about the transgressions of group members. By sharing information in this way groups are better able to promote cooperation and maintain social control and order...
- Apocalypse soon? Dire messages reduce belief in global warming by contradicting just-world beliefsMatthew Feinberg
Psychology Department, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 5050, USA
Psychol Sci 22:34-8. 2011..Two experiments provide support for this explanation of the dynamics of belief in global warming, suggesting that less dire messaging could be more effective for promoting public understanding of climate-change research...