Hierarchy is Detrimental for Human Cooperation

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Cronin, Katherine A. ; Acheson, Daniel J. ; Hernández, Penélope ; Sánchez, Angel (2015)
  • Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
  • Journal: Scientific Reports, volume 5, issue 1 (issn: 2045-2322, eissn: 2045-2322)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1038/srep18634, pmc: PMC5155906
  • Subject: Article
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Studies of animal behavior consistently demonstrate that the social environment impacts cooperation, yet the effect of social dynamics has been largely excluded from studies of human cooperation. Here, we introduce a novel approach inspired by nonhuman primate research ... View more
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