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Evidence for strategic cooperation in humans

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Humans may cooperate strategically, cooperating at higher levels than expected from their short-term interests, to try and stimulate others to cooperate. To test this, we experimentally manipulated the extent an individual’s behavior is known to others, and hence whether or not strategic cooperation is possible. In contrast to many previous studies, we avoided confounding factors by preventing individuals from learning during the game about either payoffs or about how other individuals behave...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1098/rspb.2017.0689

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Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
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Burton-Chellew, M
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El Mouden, C
Publisher:
Royal Society Publisher's website
Journal:
Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences Journal website
Volume:
284
Pages:
20170689
Publication date:
2017-06-07
Acceptance date:
2017-05-05
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EISSN:
1471-2954
ISSN:
0962-8452
Pubs id:
pubs:692451
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uri:46881086-e13a-497d-961d-783f6379294c
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uuid:46881086-e13a-497d-961d-783f6379294c
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pubs:692451

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