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Testing undue incentives

Financial incentives may be offered for risky but potentially life-saving actions, such as donating organs and participation in medical trials. It has been argued that such incentives could distort decision making and lead people to act against their own best interest. However, experimental evidence now suggests that higher financial incentives do not cause harm.

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Thunström, L. Testing undue incentives. Nat Hum Behav 8, 810–811 (2024).

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