Prosocial behaviour of criminals is no different than that of non-criminals, in laboratory experiments. The results hold both when criminals play with other criminals and when they play with non-criminals.
Birkeland et al (2013) Experimental Economics
People cooperate more when they are shown a message containing a moral statement. However this effect is permanent only when it is also possible to punish those who do not cooperate.
Dal Bo & Dal Bo (2014) Journal of Public Economics
Women are less likely to self-select into competitive and risky all-or-nothing paying schemes than men.
Niederle et al. (2007) Quarterly Journal of Economics
A bonus scheme that promotes competition among workers makes a firm’s productivity increase, because it motivates highly productive workers. On the contrary, a scheme that ranks workers decreases productivity because least productive workers become demotivated.
Bandiera et al. (2013) Journal of the European Economic Association
Sadness makes people less willing to take risks. On the other hand, anger increases risk taking.
Campos-Vazquez et al. Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (2014)