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Misperception, communication and diversity

@inproceedings{Akaishi2002MisperceptionCA,
  title={Misperception, communication and diversity},
  author={Jin Akaishi and Takaya Arita},
  year={2002}
}
It is commonly agreed upon that misperception is detrimental. However, misperception might have a beneficial effect from a collective viewpoint when individuals mis-percept incoming information that promotes a specific kind of behavior, which leads to an increase in diversity. First, this paper proposes our hypothesis regarding adaptive property of misperception based on the argument of the relationship between misperception and behavioral diversity, and the effects of communication on… 
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