General Discussion No Fair! Primate Studies Probe Why We Hate Inequity

Shawn Hopkins submitted a new blog post:

No Fair! Primate Studies Probe Why We Hate Inequity

Think of a time when you were treated unfairly. Really cast your mind back to that time and how you felt. Maybe your teeth clenched. Maybe your cheeks burned. Makes you mad just thinking about it, doesn't it?

Recently published research suggests that the strong objection we have to being treated unequally is very deeply seated in our evolution. Researchers found that an objection to getting less is an evolutionary response that protects members of cooperative species from others of their kind...
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