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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2023, 6(10); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2023.061014.

Research on the Social Mindfulness Affected by Money Priming


Yu Tong

Corresponding Author:
Yu Tong

Zhejiang Normal University, Jinhua, Zhejiang, 321004, China


Social mindfulness is a prosocial behaviour that respects the autonomy of others’ choices, which requires individuals to sacrifice their own interests. Previous studies have found that money priming makes individuals pursue to maximize their own interests, meaning that it may have a potential negative effect on social mindfulness. However, the question has received unsatisfactory attention from the recent investigations. Thus, our study aims to investigate whether money priming has a negative effect on social mindfulness. A total of 59 college students were recruited. We used paradigms of money priming and social mindfulness, finding that money priming did have a negative effect on social mindfulness. In summary, this study help us understand the negative effect of money priming on social mindfulness.


social mindfulness, money priming, prosocial behavior

Cite This Paper

Yu Tong. Research on the Social Mindfulness Affected by Money Priming. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 10: 79-82. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2023.061014.


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