Exploring the human propensity to cooperate

Economics Doctoral candidate Tomás Larroucau worked with psychologist Coren Apicella and a psychology Doctoral canidate Kristopher Smith, Larroucau and Smith conducted research with the Hadza people of Tanzania, one of the last remaining nomadic hunter-gatherer populations. The six years of work shows that, year after year, cooperators live with other cooperators—results remarkable in light of Hadza residence patterns. Their group settings, called camps, change every six to eight weeks, meaning individuals reside with different people each year. Read the full article on Penn Today. 

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