High-testosterone men reject low ultimatum game offers

@article{Burnham2007HightestosteroneMR,
  title={High-testosterone men reject low ultimatum game offers},
  author={Terence Charles Burnham},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={274},
  pages={2327 - 2330}
}
The ultimatum game is a simple negotiation with the interesting property that people frequently reject offers of 'free' money. These rejections contradict the standard view of economic rationality. This divergence between economic theory and human behaviour is important and has no broadly accepted cause. This study examines the relationship between ultimatum game rejections and testosterone. In a variety of species, testosterone is associated with male seeking dominance. If low ultimatum game… CONTINUE READING
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