Hadza Cooperation

@article{Marlowe2009HadzaC,
  title={Hadza Cooperation},
  author={Frank W. Marlowe},
  journal={Human Nature},
  year={2009},
  volume={20},
  pages={417-430}
}
  • F. Marlowe
  • Published 1 December 2009
  • Psychology
  • Human Nature
Strong reciprocity is an effective way to promote cooperation. This is especially true when one not only cooperates with cooperators and defects on defectors (second-party punishment) but even punishes those who defect on others (third-party, “altruistic” punishment). Some suggest we humans have a taste for such altruistic punishment and that this was important in the evolution of human cooperation. To assess this we need to look across a wide range of cultures. As part of a cross-cultural… 

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