Psychology & Psychiatry

Babies show sense of fairness, altruism as early as 15 months

A new study presents the first evidence that a basic sense of fairness and altruism appears in infancy. Babies as young as 15 months perceived the difference between equal and unequal distribution of food, and their awareness ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

When it comes to understanding fairness, young children get it

Most parents like to believe that their children are more intelligent and insightful than the average person realizes. When it comes to concepts of fairness, they might be right, according to Harvard researchers.

Health

Doctor-patient relationship influences patient engagement

Patients who feel that their physicians treat them with respect and fairness, communicate well and engage with them outside of the office setting are more active in their own health care, finds a new study published in the ...

Medications

Drug firm GSK fined $2.6 million for collusion

South Korea's anti-trust agency has fined drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline three billion won ($2.6 million) for conspiring with a Seoul rival over the sale of drugs, an official said Monday.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study reveals human drive for fair play

People will reject an offer of water, even when they are severely thirsty, if they perceive the offer to be unfair, according to a new study funded by the Wellcome Trust. The findings have important implications for understanding ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Fairness is in the brain

Ever wondered how people figure out what is fair? Look to the brain for the answer. According to a new Norwegian brain study, people appreciate fairness in much the same way as they appreciate money for themselves, and also ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Young children share rewards based on merit

Young children take merit into account when sharing resources, according to research published Aug. 29 in the open access journal PLOS ONE.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Sibling squabbles can lead to depression, anxiety

Holiday presents will soon be under the tree for millions of adolescents. With those gifts may come sibling squabbles over violations of personal space, such as unwanted borrowing of a fashionable clothing item, or arguments ...

Other

The human race evolved to be fair for selfish reasons

"Make sure you play fairly," often say parents to their kids. In fact, children do not need encouragement to be fair, it is a unique feature of human social life, which emerges in childhood. When given the opportunity to ...

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Fairness

Fairness or being fair may refer to:

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