News tagged with willingness

Risk aversity visible in the brain

Some people live their lives by the motto "no risk - no fun!" and avoid hardly any risks. Others are clearly more cautious and focus primarily on safety when investing and for other business activities. Scientists ...

Nov 26, 2012
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How fair sanctions are orchestrated in the brain

Civilized human cohabitation requires us to respect elementary social norms. We guarantee compliance with these norms with our willingness to punish norm violations – often even at our own expense. This behavior goes ...

Oct 06, 2011
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