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Flashcards in Conflict and Peace-Making Deck (10):
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conflict

when people seem to have incompatible actions or goals - among individuals, groups, nations

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naive realism

when people believe they see the objective truth, and others are wrong because they don't know what you know, are lazy/irrational, or bias

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social trap

when acting in favor of yourself hurts the group outcome

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zero-sum thinking

belief that any gains for one side means an equal amount of losses on the other side

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non-zero-sum thinking

belief that gains for one group don't necessarily mean losses for the other

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tragedy of the commons

deplete common resource by acting on own self-interest vs group interest

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increase in power leads to decreases in

perspective taking

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feeling power increases our tendency to

act

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better decisions arise when you combine

high power with perspective taking

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consistent contributors

people who almost always contribute to the common good - buffer to social traps and trafedy of the commons