Human responses to unfairness with primary rewards and their biological limits

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Wright, N. D.; Hodgson, K.; Fleming, S. M.; Symmonds, M.; Guitart-Masip, M.; Dolan, R. J.; (2012)
  • Journal: volume 2eissn: 2045-2322
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1038/srep00593, pmc: PMC3426088
  • Subject: Science & Technology, Multidisciplinary Sciences, Science & Technology - Other Topics, ULTIMATUM GAME, HEAT-STRESS, THIRST, CHOICE, CONSCIOUSNESS, DEHYDRATION, PERFORMANCE, SATIATION, FAIRNESS, GENESIS | Article
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Humans bargaining over money tend to reject unfair offers, whilst chimpanzees bargaining over primary rewards of food do not show this same motivation to reject. Whether such reciprocal fairness represents a predominantly human motivation has generated considerable rece... View more
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