Category Archives: Collaboration

Collective Action and the Collaborative Brain

Humans are unique both in their cognitive abilities and in the extent of cooperation in large groups of unrelated individuals. How our species evolved high intelligence in spite of various costs of having a large brain is perplexing. Equally puzzling … Continue reading

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Testosterone disrupts human collaboration by increasing egocentric choices

Collaboration can provide benefits to the individual and the group across a variety of contexts. Even in simple perceptual tasks, the aggregation of individuals’ personal information can enable enhanced group decision-making. However, in certain circumstances such collaboration can worsen  performance, … Continue reading

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