The development of contingent reciprocity in children

  title={The development of contingent reciprocity in children},
  author={Bailey R. House and Joseph Henrich and Barbara W. Sarnecka and Joan B. Silk},
a r t i c l e i n f o Cooperation between nonrelatives is common in humans. Reciprocal altruism is a plausible evolutionary mechanism for cooperation within unrelated pairs, as selection may favor individuals who selectively cooperate with those who have cooperated with them in the past. Reciprocity is often observed in humans, but there is only limited evidence of reciprocal altruism in other primate species, raising questions about the origins of human reciprocity. Here, we explore how… CONTINUE READING
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