The coevolution of recognition and social behavior.

Forber, Patrick.
Smead, Rory.

Recognition of behavioral types can facilitate the evolution of cooperation by enabling altruistic behavior to be directed at other cooperators and withheld from defectors. While much is known about the tendency for recognition to promote cooperation, relatively little is known about whether such a capacity can coevolve with the social behavior it supports. Here we use evolutionary game theory and... read more

Social evolution.
Tufts University. Department of Philosophy.
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Smead, R. and Forber, P. The coevolution of recognition and social behavior. Sci. Rep. 6, 25813; doi: 10.1038/srep25813 (2016).
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