Sex differences in economic decision-making: Exogenous estradiol has opposing effects on fairness framing in women and men

@article{Coenjaerts2021SexDI,
  title={Sex differences in economic decision-making: Exogenous estradiol has opposing effects on fairness framing in women and men},
  author={Marie Coenjaerts and Fred A. G. Pape and Virginia Santoso and Franziska Grau and Birgit Stoffel‐Wagner and Alexandra Philipsen and Johannes Schultz and Ren{\'e} Hurlemann and Dirk Scheele},
  journal={European Neuropsychopharmacology},
  year={2021},
  volume={50},
  pages={46-54}
}
Burgeoning evidence indicates that women are more sensitive to the context of an offer and show a stronger propensity to adjust their behavior with changing fairness frames. We evaluated whether the sex hormone estradiol and associated stereotypical beliefs contribute to fairness framings by administering topical estradiol (2 mg) to 108 healthy women and 104 heathy men in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled between-subject study design. Participants played the role of the responder… Expand