Tend to Compare and Tend to Be Fair: The Relationship between Social Comparison Sensitivity and Justice Sensitivity.

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Shanshan Zhen ; Rongjun Yu
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 11, issue 5 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0155414, pmc: PMC4877011
  • Subject: Sensory Perception | Applied Mathematics | Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Emotions | Cognition | Mathematics | Neuroscience | Game Theory | Medicine | Personality Traits | Q | R | Physical Sciences | Psychology | Personality | Social Sciences | Decision Making | Science | Behavior | Ultimatum Game | Cognitive Science

Social comparison is a prerequisite for processing fairness, although the two types of cognition may be associated with different emotions. Whereas social comparison may induce envy, the perception of unfairness may elicit anger. Yet, it remains unclear whether people w... View more
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