Mutual cooperation and tolerance to defection in the context of socialization: the theoretical model and experimental evidence

@article{Kozitsina2021MutualCA,
  title={Mutual cooperation and tolerance to defection in the context of socialization: the theoretical model and experimental evidence},
  author={Tatiana Kozitsina and Ivan V. Kozitsin and Ivan Menshikov},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2021},
  volume={abs/2110.05576}
}
The study of the nature of human cooperation still contains gaps needing investigation. Previous findings reveal that socialization effectively promotes cooperation in the well-known Prisoner’s dilemma (PD) game. However, theoretical concepts fail to describe high levels of cooperation (probability higher than 50%) that were observed empirically. In this paper, we derive a symmetrical quantal response equilibrium (QRE) in PD in Markov strategies and test it against experimental data. Our…