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Table 1. 
Percentages of justifications for decisions in Study 1a.
GroupReasonPromiseAskControl
(write)(click)
Rejected 15 Avoid consequences 48 47 82 71 
Simpler option 39 35 43 
No commitment 29 
Other 13 14 
Paid back <$0.05 Self-regard 33 56 36 44 
Free choice 50 33 45 
No reason 35 
Other 
Paid back ≥$0.05 Norms 70 74 85 18 
Morals 14 14 12 24 
Monetary reason 32 
Personal values 20 13 
Other 21 
GroupReasonPromiseAskControl
(write)(click)
Rejected 15 Avoid consequences 48 47 82 71 
Simpler option 39 35 43 
No commitment 29 
Other 13 14 
Paid back <$0.05 Self-regard 33 56 36 44 
Free choice 50 33 45 
No reason 35 
Other 
Paid back ≥$0.05 Norms 70 74 85 18 
Morals 14 14 12 24 
Monetary reason 32 
Personal values 20 13 
Other 21 

Note. Justifications could be scored in more than one category. Percentages are relative to the number of valid comments.

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