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.
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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."...
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.
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