Here we show that in an ultimatum game, humans’ closest living relatives, chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes), are rational maximizers and are not sensitive to. In these studies, the authors concluded that chimpanzees were rational maximizers, making low offers that were mostly accepted. However, the. Reference: Keith Jensen, Josep Call, Michael Tomasello Chimpanzees are rational maximizers in an ultimatum game, Science, October 5.

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Chimpanzees are rational maximizers in an ultimatum game.

Chimpanzees are rational maximizers in an ultimatum game. Empirical research has demonstrated, however, that people will take into account the interests of others and are sensitive to norms of cooperation and fairness.

In one of the most robust tests of this finding, the ultimatum game, individuals will reject a proposed division of a monetary windfall, at a cost to themselves, if they perceive it as unfair. This paper has been referenced on Twitter 14 times over the past 90 days.

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