About the Authors

Sara Konrath


Affiliations Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America, Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester Medical School, Rochester, New York, United States of America

Brian P. Meier

Affiliation Department of Psychology, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Brad J. Bushman

Affiliations School of Communication & Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America, VU University, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SK BM BB. Performed the experiments: SK BM BB. Analyzed the data: SK BM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SK BM BB. Wrote the paper: SK BM BB.