Aleta Pleasant

Aleta Pleasant
University of Guelph | UOGuelph · Department of Psychology

Bachelor of Arts

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Introduction
My current research is focused on how reciprocity creates stake between partners. More generally, my research interests include cooperative decision making, partner choice, effects of relative deprivation, and risk-taking.

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When choosing social partners, people prefer good cooperators (all else being equal). Given this preference, people wishing to be chosen can either increase their own cooperation to become more desirable or suppress others’ cooperation to make them less desirable. Previous research shows that very cooperative people sometimes get punished (“antisoc...