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Menopause evolved to avoid competition over resources with son’s mate

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Sat Aug 22 2020

Clever game players that extort their partner in the Prisoner’s dilemma do well head-to-head but do poorly in a mixed population of different players

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Mon Jul 16 2018

A clever game player can choose a strategy than ensures it beats an opponent in the Prisoner’s dilemma game

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Mon Jul 16 2018

Animals shield their families from a harsh world

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Mon Jul 16 2018

Groups of humans show a general intelligence that is not simply related to individual intelligence, but social sensitivity and proportion of women

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Fri Nov 10 2017

Democratic decisions by animal groups give better average outcomes than decisions by a despot

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Fri Nov 10 2017

Great decision accuracy can be achieved by groups through individuals having local interactions without communication

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Fri Nov 10 2017

Bat groups are willing to split up rather than everyone go with the majority decision

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Fri Nov 10 2017

Groups of animals can stay together and make fast and accurate decisions if each individual mostly goes with the majority

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Fri Nov 10 2017

Animals may act to reduce their own fitness if the act has a big benefit to relatives

Posted by: AndrewDHigginson Posted Fri Oct 27 2017

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