Cardiac responses predict decisions: an investigation of the relation between orienting response and decisions in the ultimatum game.

Abstract

Emotion-based behaviors in humans cannot be fully explained by economic rationality. Particularly, in the ultimatum game, which incorporates conflict between self-interest and fairness, negative emotions evoked by an unfair offer seem to promote an economically irrational decision. In accordance with this suggestion, the previous studies have reported that… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2009.07.007

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@article{Osumi2009CardiacRP, title={Cardiac responses predict decisions: an investigation of the relation between orienting response and decisions in the ultimatum game.}, author={Takahiro Osumi and Hideki Ohira}, journal={International journal of psychophysiology : official journal of the International Organization of Psychophysiology}, year={2009}, volume={74 1}, pages={74-9} }