Lecture 17 - 03.03.11

Lecture 17 - 03.03.11 - 3rd March 2011 Psych 120B Lecture...

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3 rd March 2011 Psych 120B – Lecture 17 The Person as a Judge Equality rule: you split any money available money evenly between everyone who can receive money. Need rule: one individual needs more money, so the distribution is adjusted according to that person’s need. Equality and Need rule: split the money so the person who needs it more gets more money but it is still more even than in the second scenario. Equity rule: due to input, one person deserves more money (favour them in some way). Experiment You have $1000 to distribute between paraplegics, obese, alcoholics, child abusers, Alzheimer’s, heart disease. Second group is given reasons for each o Paraplegics: hit by car/sky diving risk o Obese: over-eating/thyroid disorder o Alcoholic: love of drinking/genetic trait o Child abuser: takes out frustration on children/abused as a child o Alzheimer’s disease: brought about by age/because of drug use o Heart disease: genetic trait/heavy smoking and unhealthy lifestyle
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This note was uploaded on 03/07/2011 for the course PSYCH 178 taught by Professor Weiner during the Winter '11 term at UCLA.

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Lecture 17 - 03.03.11 - 3rd March 2011 Psych 120B Lecture...

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