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Access to the article is free, however registration and sign-in are required. How did cooperation and communication evolve in human society? In a provocative Perspective, Sigmund and Nowak write about a recent meeting on this subject that drew comparisons between termites and humans, and genes and memes, and pointed out how irrational human behavior is a crucial (and often underestimated) component of economic exchange in human society.

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      oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110722022841310T,NSDL,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,human nature,behavior,Social Sciences,Evolutionary game theory,economic exchange

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