Michael D. Cohen

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MICHAEL D. COHEN, ROGER BURKHART, GIOVANNI DOSI , MASSIMO EGIDI , LUIGI MARENGO, MASSIMO WARGLIEN AND SIDNEY WINTER ^University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1220, Deere and Co., John Deere Road, Moline, IL 61265, USA, department of Economics, University of Rome 'La Sapienza', Via A. Cesalpino 12/14, 00l6LRoma, ^Laboratory of Experimental Economics,(More)
This paper develops the concepts and methods of a process we will call "alignment of computational models" or "docking" for short. Alignment is needed to determine whether two models can produce the same results, which in turn is the basis for critical experiments and for tests of whether one model can subsume another. We illustrate our concepts and methods(More)
We examined whether interpersonal closeness increases salivary progesterone. One hundred and sixty female college students (80 dyads) were randomly assigned to participate in either a closeness task with a partner versus a neutral task with a partner. Those exposed to the closeness induction had higher levels of progesterone relative to those exposed to the(More)
We analyze the role of social structure in maintaining cooperation within a population of adaptive agents for whom cooperative behavior may be costly in the short run. We use the example of a collection of agents playing pairwise Prisoner's Dilemma. We call sustained cooperative behavior in such circumstances a 'cooperative regime'. We show that social(More)
BACKGROUND In hospitals, handoffs are episodes in which control of, or responsibility for, a patient passes from one health professional to another, and in which important information about the patient is also exchanged. In view of the growing interest in improving handoff processes, and the need for guidance in arriving at standardised handoff procedures(More)
BACKGROUND Handover (or 'handoff') is the exchange of information between health professionals that accompanies the transfer of patient care. This process can result in adverse events. Handover 'best practices', with emphasis on standardization, have been widely promoted. However, these recommendations are based mostly on expert opinion and research on(More)