The 9th International Workshop “Reciprocity, cooperation and fairness among human and non-human animals”
Joint Workshop | 2008.9.22

Note: This workshop was jointly held with Scientific Research on Priority Areas “Experimental Social Sciences”and Center for Experimental Research in Social Sciences, Hokkaido University.

Date: September 22, 2008 (Monday) 9:00-22:00

Location: Hokkaido University, Faculty House Enreiso

Speakers: Kevin McCabe, David Chavanne (George Mason University), Shinya Yamamoto, Yuko Hattori (Kyoto University), Toshio Yamagishi (Hokkaido University)

Participants: Masayuki Tanaka, Masaki Yuki, Nobuyuki Takahashi, Yoichi Hizen, Kumiko Mori, Keiko Ishii, etc. About 23 participants in total

Contents: This workshop followed the International Symposium at 2008 Meeting of Japanese Psychological Association. In this symposium, experimental economists, neuroeconomists, social psychologists, and primatologist introduced their studies on cooperation and reciprocity of human and apes. Participants deepened their understanding about how the altruism and reciprocity of human are different from those of apes from the neural, psychological and evolutional point of view. Adding to the five speakers’ talks, questions from participants and graduate students’ poster presentations stimulated various discussions.