- Indrajeet Patil, Harvard Univ.
- Nathan A. Dhaliwal, Univ. of British Columbia
- Fiery Cushman, Harvard Univ.
Faced with norm violation involving perpetrator harming a victim, third-party actors are faced with two options: compensating the victim (third-party compensation or TPC) and/or punishing the perpetrator (third-party punishment or TPP). Our experiments provide convergent evidence that TPC is a better signal of trustworthiness to social partners than TPP.