Altruism

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  • Created on: 29-04-14 22:25

1. In Hamilton's opinion, how should reproductive success be measured?

  • At the level of the genes not the species, group or individual
  • In relation to the individual you show an altruistic act
  • Those we share less genes with, the individual and groups
  • Types of species
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2. What is Hamilton's rule?

  • A & B
  • r b> c with r = coefficient to relatedness. b= benefit to the recipient. c= cost to the donor
  • r b > c with r= coefficient to relatedness. B = benefit to group of species. C= cost to the donar
  • r c > b with r = degree of shared genes. B= benefit to the donor. C= cost to the recipient

3. What is Altruism?

  • The hinderance if reproductive success to the recipient
  • The process in which all humans do a self sacrificing act
  • Self sacrificing behaviour - the donor incurs reproductive cost (c) while the recipient incurs reproductive benefit (b)
  • The survival of one species through sacrificing resources

4. What is the coefficient of relatedness between two siblings?

  • 75 percent or 0.75
  • 100 percent
  • 50 percent or 0.5
  • 25 percent or 0.25

5. What is the best way to win Tit for Tat

  • Cooperate on the first move & always be forgiving
  • Cooperate first and forgive near the end of the game
  • Cooperate last and hold grudges
  • Cooperate first and forgive every other go

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