Category Archives: Fairness

How do our Brains react when Income is Distributed?

Economists from the Norwegian School of Economics NHH and brain researchers from the University of Bergen UiB have worked together to assess the relationship between fairness, equality, work and money. More precisely, the interdisciplinary research team from the two institutions … Continue reading

Posted in Brains, Equality, Fairness, Income, Inequality | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Babies know what’s fair

“We think children are born with a skeleton of general expectations about fairness,” explains Sloane, “and these principles and concepts get shaped in different ways depending on the culture and the environment they’re brought up in.” Some cultures value sharing … Continue reading

Posted in Baby, Fairness, Humans | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Babies know what’s fair

Babies show sense of fairness, altruism as early as 15 months

“Our findings show that these norms of fairness and altruism are more rapidly acquired than we thought,” said Jessica Sommerville, a University of Washington associate professor of psychology who led the study.¬†“These results also show a connection between fairness and … Continue reading

Posted in Altruism, Fairness | Tagged , | Comments Off on Babies show sense of fairness, altruism as early as 15 months