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The neuroeconomics of cooperation

Through cooperation we are able to thrive, build societies, culture and technology. But history also reveals our potential for selfishness, spite and prejudice. Studying the neural processes that drive choice behaviour is essential to understand this paradox and develop means to curb greed and extend the limits of cooperation.

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Declerck, C.H., Boone, C. The neuroeconomics of cooperation. Nat Hum Behav 2, 438–440 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-018-0387-3

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