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Daily Archive October 4th, 2004

Nonhuman primates discovered to have a sense of fairness

Filed in Research News
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MONKEYS REJECT UNEQUAL PAY A juvenile capuchin monkey exhibits cheek-to-cheek begging to an eating adult male, cupping his hand next to the adult’s food in solicitation. This primate is exceptionally tolerant and readily shares food, which may be a precondition for the reported reactions to reward division. Humans judge fairness according to both the distribution […]