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Explorer Series

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Presented by Cleveland Museum of Natural History at Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland OH

Dec 13 2019
Explorer Series

The Evolution of (Un)fairness

The human sense of fairness is an evolutionary puzzle. Why do we put so much value on what we receive relative to others? Examining other species’ reactions to different reward distributions reveals that humans are not alone in disliking inequity. However, a full sense of fairness also requires that individuals notice and seek to equalize outcomes that advantage them—a response that has been documented in our closest relatives, the apes. Dr. Sarah Brosnan will explore how the evolution of

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Members: $10

Nonmembers: $12

Students/Teachers: $6

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Enjoy complimentary light appetizers and a cash bar. Museum exhibitions, galleries, and store are open. Meals are available for purchase at Exploration: A Zack Bruell Restaurant, located off the Museum’s main lobby.


Presentation begins, followed by Q&A. Select speakers sign their books afterward.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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1 Wade Oval, Cleveland, OH

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