Pay-off scarcity causes evolution of risk-aversion and extreme altruism

Evans, RML (2018) Pay-off scarcity causes evolution of risk-aversion and extreme altruism. Scientific Reports, 8 (1). 16074. ISSN 2045-2322



  • Evans, RML
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Keywords: Computational models; Evolutionary theory; Statistical physics
  • Accepted: 8 October 2018
  • Published: 30 October 2018
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences (Leeds) > School of Mathematics (Leeds) > Applied Mathematics (Leeds)
Depositing User: Symplectic Publications
Date Deposited: 15 Oct 2018 10:11
Last Modified: 25 Jun 2023 21:32
Status: Published
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
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