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Nichola Raihani
Senior Research Associate
UCL Department of Experimental Psychology

Human Evolution Interest


I am interested in the evolution of cooperation in nature. Although individuals are expected to benefit from selfish behaviour; cooperation is not only commonplace in nature, but is of profound evolutionary and social significance, being responsible for most of the major evolutionary transitions. In particular, I aim to elucidate the mechanisms that maintain cooperation in interactions where partners may otherwise be tempted to exploit one another.

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