Reciprocity: you have to think different.

  title={Reciprocity: you have to think different.},
  author={Robert Boyd},
  journal={Journal of evolutionary biology},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={1380-2; discussion 1426-36}
  • Robert Boyd
  • Published 2006 in Journal of evolutionary biology
There has been a proliferation of models seeking to explain the evolution of altruism over the past few years, and Lehmann and Keller should be commended for this very well-reasoned and clearly written attempt to bring order out of chaos. There is much good sense in this paper, especially the emphasis on the importance of assortment for the evolution of altruism, the excellent discussion of green beard models and the important role of constraints, particularly in punishment models. I fear… CONTINUE READING