Social Information and Economic Decision-Making in the Ultimatum Game

@inproceedings{Gaertig2012SocialIA,
  title={Social Information and Economic Decision-Making in the Ultimatum Game},
  author={Celia Gaertig and Anna Moser and Sonia Alguacil and Mar{\'i}a Ruz},
  booktitle={Front. Neurosci.},
  year={2012}
}
The present study tested how social information about the proposer biases responders' choices of accepting or rejecting real monetary offers in a classic ultimatum game (UG) and whether this impact is heightened by the uncertainty of the context. Participants in our study conducted a one-shot UG in which their responses had direct consequences on how much money they earned. We used trait-valenced words to provide information about the proposers' personal characteristics. The results show higher… CONTINUE READING
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