Sexual Selection of Human Cooperative Behaviour: An Experimental Study in Rural Senegal

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Arnaud Tognetti; Claire Berticat; Michel Raymond; Charlotte Faurie;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 7,issue 9 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC3440379, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0044403
  • Subject: Social and Behavioral Sciences | Anthropology | Research Article | Biology | Animal Behavior | Behavioral Ecology | Sexual and Gender Issues | Sexual Selection | Sociology | Economic Anthropology | Medicine | Evolutionary Processes | Biological Anthropology | Experimental Psychology | Social Anthropology | Q | R | Economics | Evolutionary Biology | Psychology | Science | Behavior | Evolutionary Ecology
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Human cooperation in large groups and between non-kin individuals remains a Darwinian puzzle. Investigations into whether and how sexual selection is involved in the evolution of cooperation represent a new and important research direction. Here, 69 groups of four men o... View more
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