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    • The Evolution and Development of Inequity Aversion 

      McAuliffe, Katherine Jane (2013-10-08)
      Humans show such strong sensitivity to whether resources are distributed fairly that they sacrifice personal gain to avoid distributional inequity. This inequity aversion plays an important role in guiding human social ...
    • Human punishment is motivated by inequity aversion, not a desire for reciprocity 

      Raihani, N. J.; McAuliffe, Katherine Jane (The Royal Society, 2012)
      Humans involved in cooperative interactions willingly pay a cost to punish cheats. However, the proximate motives underpinning punitive behaviour are currently debated. Individuals who interact with cheats experience losses, ...
    • Social Influences on Inequity Aversion in Children 

      McAuliffe, Katherine Jane; Blake, Peter R.; Kim, Grace; Wrangham, Richard W.; Warneken, Felix (Public Library of Science, 2013-11-21)
      Adults and children are willing to sacrifice personal gain to avoid both disadvantageous and advantageous inequity. These two forms of inequity aversion follow different developmental trajectories, with disadvantageous ...
    • When cooperation begets cooperation: the role of key individuals in galvanizing support 

      McAuliffe, Katherine; Wrangham, Richard; Glowacki, Luke; Russell, Andrew F. (The Royal Society, 2015)
      Life abounds with examples of conspecifics actively cooperating to a common end, despite conflicts of interest being expected concerning how much each individual should contribute. Mathematical models typically find that ...