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It pays to be nice: Partner choice as an informal punishment mechanism
(The University of Bergen, 2016-06-01)
Two mechanisms that have been shown to facilitate cooperation are partner choice and punishment, but can partner choice be employed as an informal punishment mechanism? To examine this question I conduct two experiments. ...
Do actions speak louder than words? - Communication and partner choice in the prisoner's dilemma game
(The University of Bergen, 2018-06-28)
Communication has been shown to enhance cooperation (Dawes, McTavish and Shaklee 1977; Isaac and Walker 1988; Sally 1995; Bochet, Page and Putterman 2006). But do all people benefit equally from communication? This thesis ...
Do Cognitive Processes Influence Social Preferences? Testing the social heuristics hypothesis in a sequential prisoner's dilemma
(The University of Bergen, 2017-06-09)
Is cooperation intuitive or deliberative? From an early notion of cooperation as a deliberate suppression of innate selfish preferences, a growing body of literature has turned the general perception towards prosocial ...