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Sex differences in the effects of acute stress on behavior in the ultimatum game

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Acute stress affects human decision making. It has been argued that there are systematic sex differences in behavioral responses to acute stress, with males showing a 'fight or flight' and females showing a 'tend and befriend' response. A 'tend and befriend' response would suggest that women become more cooperative under acute stress, while men do not. We investigated the effects of acute stress on social behavior. We induced stress via the Trier Social Stress Test (TSST) and then immediately...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/j.psyneuen.2018.06.012

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ORCID:
0000-0001-6483-5849
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Experimental Psychology
Subgroup:
Philosophy
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0001-9373-9549
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Psychoneuroendocrinology Journal website
Volume:
96
Pages:
126-131
Publication date:
2018-06-15
Acceptance date:
2018-06-13
DOI:
EISSN:
1873-3360
ISSN:
0306-4530
Pubs id:
pubs:859923
URN:
uri:69e99dbc-58b2-4a63-bf00-6e9f2fb21b8b
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uuid:69e99dbc-58b2-4a63-bf00-6e9f2fb21b8b
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pubs:859923
Paper number:
C

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