centralasian (centralasian) wrote,

Money Is Material

"Even thinking about money changes behavior of people. Money has been said to change people's motivation (mainly for the better) and their behavior toward others (mainly for the worse).

"The results of nine experiments suggest that money brings about a self-sufficient orientation in which people prefer to be free of dependency and dependents.

"Relative to participants primed with neutral concepts, participants primed with money preferred to play alone, work alone, and put more physical distance between themselves and a new acquaintance. Reminders of money, relative to nonmoney reminders, led to reduced requests for help and reduced helpfulness toward others."

Собственно, поэтому-то для новой экономики и нужны другие деньги.

Источник знаний: The Psychological Consequences of Money.
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