Even monkeys know when they’re being treated unfairly
Posted by The Situationist Staff on October 2, 2010
In the video below the jump, primate expert Frans de Waal explores the effect of unequal rewards on behavior.
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For a sample of related Situationist posts, see “Monkey Fairness,” “A Discussion about (In)Equality,”“Inequality and the Unequal Situation of Mental and Physical Health, “The Situational Effects of (In)Equality,” “The Situational Consequences of Poverty on Brains,” “The Interior Situation of Intergenerational Poverty,” “Rich Brains, Poor Brains?,” “The Toll of Discrimination on Black Women,” “Miscalculating Welfare – Abstract” “Cheering for the Underdog,” “The Physical Pains of Discrimination,” and “The Cognitive Costs of Interracial Interactions.”