Rejecting unfairness: emotion-driven reaction or cognitive heuristic?

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Civai, C (2013). Rejecting unfairness: emotion-driven reaction or cognitive heuristic? Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 7, p. 126.
AuthorsCivai, C
Abstract

In the following paragraphs, I am arguing that rejecting inequality, even when it means sacrificing available resources, could be interpreted as a default response that occurs when there is no other reason to choose otherwise. Moreover, I am reviewing some of our latest findings suggesting that emotions might not be the sole mechanism that ultimately explains this response, as claimed instead by the most accredited account (e.g., Sanfey et al., 2003; van't Wout et al., 2006; Crockett et al., 2008; Tabibnia et al., 2008).

KeywordsExperimental Psychology
Year2013
JournalFrontiers in Human Neuroscience
Journal citation7, p. 126
PublisherLondon South Bank University
ISSN1662-5161
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)doi:10.3389/fnhum.2013.00126
Publication dates
Print05 Apr 2013
Publication process dates
Deposited08 Dec 2017
Accepted05 Apr 2013
Accepted author manuscript
License
CC BY 4.0
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