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Cooperation under indirect reciprocity and imitative trust

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Indirect reciprocity, a key concept in behavioral experiments and evolutionary game theory, provides a mechanism that allows reciprocal altruism to emerge in a population of self-regarding individuals even when repeated interactions between pairs of actors are unlikely. Recent empirical evidence show that humans typically follow complex assessment strategies involving both reciprocity and social imitation when making cooperative decisions. However, currently, we have no systematic understandi...

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10.1371/journal.pone.0013475

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Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
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Kellogg School of Management
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University of Oxford
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Centre for Mathematical Biology
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Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Mathematical Institute
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5
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10
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Article: e13475
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2010-10-05
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1932-6203
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ora:5734

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