The evolution of cooperation and altruism--a general framework and a classification of models.

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Lehmann, L.; Keller, L.;
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1111/j.1420-9101.2006.01119.x
  • Subject: Altruism; Animals; Behavior, Animal; Biological Evolution; Cooperative Behavior; Humans; Models, Biological; Selection, Genetic

One of the enduring puzzles in biology and the social sciences is the origin and persistence of intraspecific cooperation and altruism in humans and other species. Hundreds of theoretical models have been proposed and there is much confusion about the relationship betwe... View more
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