Inequity Aversion Negatively Affects Tolerance and Contact-Seeking Behaviours towards Partner and Experimenter

@inproceedings{Brucks2016InequityAN,
  title={Inequity Aversion Negatively Affects Tolerance and Contact-Seeking Behaviours towards Partner and Experimenter},
  author={D{\'e}sir{\'e}e Brucks and Jennifer L Essler and Sarah Marshall-Pescini and Friederike Range},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2016}
}
Inequity aversion has been proposed to act as a limiting factor for cooperation, thus preventing subjects from disadvantageous cooperative interactions. While a recent study revealed that also dogs show some sensitivity to inequity, the underlying mechanisms of this behaviour are still unclear. The aim of the current study was threefold: 1) to replicate the study by Range et al. (2009, PNAS, 106, 340-345); 2) to investigate the emotional mechanisms involved in the inequity response by measuring… CONTINUE READING

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