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Books Books 1 - 8 of about 8 related to The Altruism Equation: Seven Scientists Search for the Origins of Goodness.   

Cheating Monkeys and Citizen Bees: The Nature of Cooperation in Animals and ...

Lee Alan Dugatkin - Nature - 2000 - 208 pages
Here biologist Lee Dugatkin outlines four paths to cooperation shared by humans and other animals: family dynamics, reciprocal transactions (or "tit for tat"), so-called ...
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Model Systems in Behavioral Ecology: Integrating Conceptual, Theoretical ...

Lee Alan Dugatkin - Science - 2001 - 551 pages
A key way that behavioral ecologists develop general theories of animal behavior is by studying one species or a closely related group of species--''model systems''--over a ...
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Game Theory and Animal Behavior

Lee Alan Dugatkin, Hudson Kern Reeve - Science - 1998 - 336 pages
Game theory has revolutionized the study of animal behavior. The fundamental principle of evolutionary game theory--that the strategy adopted by one individual depends on the ...
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The Imitation Factor: Evolution Beyond the Gene

Lee Alan Dugatkin - Science - 2000 - 243 pages
A biologist and science journalist focuses on imitation as a key evolutionary strategy, revealing "animal education" as a universal phenomena.
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Mr. Jefferson and the Giant Moose: Natural History in Early America

Lee Alan Dugatkin - Science - 2009 - 184 pages
In the years after the Revolutionary War, the fledgling republic of America was viewed by many Europeans as a degenerate backwater, populated by subspecies weak and feeble ...
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Principles of Animal Behavior

Lee Alan Dugatkin - Science - 2009 - 642 pages
Principles of Animal Behavior, Second Edition, builds on the first edition's reputation as a contemporary and forward-looking text with several distinct features:balanced ...
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Cooperation Among Animals : An Evolutionary Perspective: An Evolutionary ...

Lee Alan Dugatkin Department of Biology University of Louisville - Science - 1997 - 240 pages
Despite the depiction of nature "red in tooth and claw," cooperation is actually widespread in the animal kingdom. Various types of cooperative behaviors have been documented ...
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