Director of the Program for Evolutionary Dynamics
What He Studies
How the competition of natural selection can lead to cooperative behavior — and “nice guys finish first.”
recent articles on Altruism & Cooperation
in the news
We wanted to find out whether people, when faced with the option to keep resources for themselves or to pass them on to future generations, would look out only for themselves—or if, at their own cost, they would provide for people in the future whom they would never meet.
— Practical Ethics
Research uncovers a path to future-conscious decisions.
— Harvard Gazette