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Relationship of Interdisciplinarity to Cooperative Behavior

Heinrich Parthey

in International Research Management

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195062526
eISBN:
9780199854905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195062526.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

In order to establish the correlation between interdisciplinary approach and cooperation, the authors devised a questionnaire and sent a copy to three educational organizations. Collaborative and ... More


The Ultimatum Game, Fairness, and Cooperation among Big Game Hunters

Michael S. Alvard

in Foundations of Human Sociality: Economic Experiments and Ethnographic Evidence from Fifteen Small-Scale Societies

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199262052
eISBN:
9780191601637
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199262055.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

The Ultimatum Game was played with a group of traditional big game hunters: the Lamalera whalers of Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia, whose community is described in the first section of the chapter. The ... More


Meeting at Grand Central: Understanding the Social and Evolutionary Roots of Cooperation

Lee Cronk and Beth L. Leech

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154954
eISBN:
9781400845484
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154954.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

From the family to the workplace to the marketplace, every facet of our lives is shaped by cooperative interactions. Yet everywhere we look, we are confronted by proof of how difficult cooperation ... More


Localized Technological Change and the Evolution of Standards as Economic Institutions 1

Cristiano Antonelli

in The Dynamic Firm: The Role of Technology, Strategy, Organization, and Regions

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296041
eISBN:
9780191596070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296045.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Argues that localized technological change cannot be seen in isolation from national systems of innovation and the firm itself. It is shown how the often‐misunderstood role of standards as economic ... More


The Unregulated Common Property: The Prisoner's Dilemma Revisited

Jean‐Marie Baland and Jean‐Philippe Platteau

in Halting Degradation of Natural Resources: Is There a Role for Rural Communities?

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780198290612
eISBN:
9780191601613
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198290616.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyses the pessimistic view implied by the ‘tragedy of commons’, that uncoordinated human behaviour leads to the destruction of the commons. It identifies the limitations of Ronald ... More


Positive Feedbacks

Didier Sornette

in Why Stock Markets Crash: Critical Events in Complex Financial Systems

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691175959
eISBN:
9781400885091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691175959.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter examines the main mechanisms leading to positive feedbacks, that is, self-reinforcement, such as imitative behavior and herding between investors. It shows that positive feedbacks ... More


Cooperation between Species

Raymond Pierotti and Brandy R. Fogg

in The First Domestication: How Wolves and Humans Coevolved

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300226164
eISBN:
9780300231670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300226164.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter reviews the study of cooperative behavior between species, with emphasis on examples of cooperative hunting found in a wide range of species. Seen in this context, the idea of ... More


Single neurons, communal goals, and consciousness

HORACE BARLOW

in Cognition, Computation, and Consciousness

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524144
eISBN:
9780191689147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524144.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The ability to communicate fluently with others is surely the direct and obvious result of humans being conscious. This chapter is divided into three parts. The first explains how far one can get in ... More


Psychotherapy Relationships That Work: Evidence-Based Responsiveness

John C. Norcross (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199737208
eISBN:
9780199894635
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737208.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The second edition of this book identifies effective elements of therapy relationships (what works in general) as well as effective methods of tailoring or adapting therapy to the individual patient ... More


Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation: Legal Problems and Political Prospects

George A. Bermann, Matthias Herdegen, and Peter L. Lindseth (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198298922
eISBN:
9780191685545
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198298922.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

International regulatory relations have commonly been viewed through the prism of international organizations on the one hand, and international trade disputes on the other. However, neither of these ... More


When Punishment Supports Cooperation: Insights from Voluntary Contribution Experiments*

Louis Putterman

in Reward and Punishment in Social Dilemmas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199300730
eISBN:
9780190221041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199300730.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Recent years have seen a large outpouring of research by economists on the role of punishment in supporting voluntary collective action. This research parallels increased interest within biology and ... More


Contact, Intergroup Relations, and Opportunities for Education

David A. Hamburg and Beatrix A. Hamburg

in Learning to Live Together: Preventing Hatred and Violence in Child and Adolescent Development

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195157796
eISBN:
9780197561980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195157796.003.0012
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

If groups are strange to each other and therefore fearful or hostile, why not bring them together so they can get to know each other and become friendly? This ... More


Competition and cooperation between individual plants for mates and territory: the recognition of self

Anthony Trewavas

in Plant Behaviour and Intelligence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199539543
eISBN:
9780191788291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539543.003.0018
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Although it is common to find competition for mates in many animal species, similar competitive capabilities are rarely recognised in plants. However competition for the fittest mates in plants ... More


Child Development, the Human Group, and Survival

David A. Hamburg and Beatrix A. Hamburg

in Learning to Live Together: Preventing Hatred and Violence in Child and Adolescent Development

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195157796
eISBN:
9780197561980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195157796.003.0007
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In the past several decades, the study of the behavior of nonhuman primates—monkeys and apes—has made rapid progress. We can learn from the dimly perceived past when ... More


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