Data from: The evolution of generalized reciprocity on social interaction networks

G. Sander Van Doorn & Michael Taborsky
Generalized reciprocity (“help anyone, if helped by someone”) is a minimal strategy capable of supporting cooperation between unrelated individuals. Its simplicity makes it an attractive model to explain the evolution of reciprocal altruism in animals that lack the information or cognitive skills needed for other types of reciprocity. Yet, generalized reciprocity is anonymous and thus defenseless against exploitation by defectors. Recognizing that animals hardly ever interact randomly, we investigate whether social network structure can mitigate...
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