Decision-making theories: linking the disparate research areas of individual and collective cognition

@article{Pel2013DecisionmakingTL,
  title={Decision-making theories: linking the disparate research areas of individual and collective cognition},
  author={Marie Pel{\'e} and C{\'e}dric Sueur},
  journal={Animal Cognition},
  year={2013},
  volume={16},
  pages={543-556}
}
In order to maximize their fitness, animals have to deal with different environmental and social factors that affect their everyday life. Although the way an animal behaves might enhance its fitness or survival in regard to one factor, it could compromise them regarding another. In the domain of decision sciences, research concerning decision making focuses on performances at the individual level but also at the collective one. However, between individual and collective decision making… CONTINUE READING
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