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    • Cooperate without looking: Why we care what people think and not just what they do 

      Hoffman, Moshe H.; Yoeli, Erez; Nowak, Martin A. (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2015)
      Evolutionary game theory typically focuses on actions but ignores motives. Here, we introduce a model that takes into account the motive behind the action. A crucial question is why do we trust people more who cooperate ...
    • Uncalculating cooperation is used to signal trustworthiness 

      Jordan, Jillian J.; Hoffman, Moshe H.; Nowak, Martin A.; Rand, David Gertler (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2016)
      Humans frequently cooperate without carefully weighing the costs and benefits. As a result, people may wind up cooperating when it is not worthwhile to do so. Why risk making costly mistakes? Here, we present experimental ...