Ultimatum Game

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Ultimatum Game

The ultimatum game as described in Harle & Sanfey (2010)
Duration: 7 minutes
(Requires Inquisit Lab)
(Run with Inquisit Web)
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Google ScholarSearch Google Scholar for peer-reviewed, published research using the Inquisit Ultimatum Game.

Güth, W., Schmittberger, R., & Schwarze, B. (January 01, 1982). An experimental analysis of ultimatum bargaining. Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 3, 4, 367-388.

Larrick, R. P., & Blount, S. (April 01, 1997). The claiming effect: Why players are more generous in social dilemmas than in ultimatum games. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 72, 4, 810-825.

Harlé, K. M., & Sanfey, A. G. (November 01, 2007). Incidental sadness biases social economic decisions in the Ultimatum Game. Emotion, 7, 4, 876-881.

Harle, K.M. & Sanfey, A.G. (2010). Effects of approach and withdrawal motivation on interactive economic decisions. Cognition & Emotion, 24, 1456-1465.

Asp, E., Ramchandran, K., & Tranel, D. (July 01, 2012). Authoritarianism, religious fundamentalism, and the human prefrontal cortex. Neuropsychology, 26, 4, 414-421.

Civai, C., Crescentini, C., Rustichini, A., & Rumiati, R. I. (January 01, 2012). Equality versus self-interest in the brain: differential roles of anterior insula and medial prefrontal cortex. Neuroimage, 62, 1, 102-12.

Weiland, S., Hewig, J., Hecht, H., Mussel, P., & Miltner, W. H. (January 01, 2012). Neural correlates of fair behavior in interpersonal bargaining. Social Neuroscience, 7, 5, 537-51.