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Submission + - SPAM: "Big Givers" Get Punished for Being Nonconformists, Research Shows

An anonymous reader writes: People punish generous group members by rejecting them socially — even when the generosity benefits everyone — because the "big givers" are nonconformists, according to a Baylor University study. The study, published in the journal Social Science Research, showed that besides socially rejecting especially generous givers, others even "paid" to punish them through a points system.
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"Big Givers" Get Punished for Being Nonconformists, Research Shows

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