Fresh SI: Newton on the evolution of collaboration

follow The ability to form shared intentions and adjust one’s choices in collaboration with others is a fundamental aspect of human nature.

http://oceanadesigns.net/images/granite/cafe-montana/cafe-montana.jpg In a recent publication in Games and Economic Behavior, Jonathan Newton discusses the forces that act for and against the evolution of this ability.

buy Deltasone overnight In contrast to altruism and other non-fitness maximizing preferences, for large classes of games the ability to form shared intentions and undertake collaborative activity proliferates when rare without requiring group selection or assortativity in matching.

Read the full paper here.