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Is It Rational to Be Selfish

Denise Cummins, Ph.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Denise Cummins, Ph.D.

The take-home message from this body of research is this: What counts as a fair transaction depends in large part on perceived relative social status -- where the parties stand in their perceived hierarchy and how they believe they got there.

WATCH: Chimps Possess Remarkably 'Human' Trait, Study Suggests

Posted 01.15.2013 | Science

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer Published: 01/15/2013 12:20 PM EST on LiveScience Humans aren't the only ones who cry "no fair."...

The Psychological Price Of Unfair Pay

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.03.2011 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

It appears that the unconscious mind can temporarily damp down the brain's contempt center, in effect allowing the rational, utilitarian brain to rule, at least momentarily.