Friendship and the evolution of co-operation.

  title={Friendship and the evolution of co-operation.},
  author={Joel R. Peck},
  journal={Journal of theoretical biology},
  volume={162 2},
  • Joel R. Peck
  • Published 1993 in Journal of theoretical biology
Recent theoretical research on the repeated Prisoner's Dilemma game (PD) suggests that the evolution of co-operative behaviour depends on the rate at which social groups break apart and new groups form. Long-lasting social groups tend to favour the evolution of co-operation. It is therefore of interest to construct models in which individuals must choose… CONTINUE READING