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Background: While the evolution of reciprocal cooperation has attracted an enormous attention, the proximate mechanisms underlying the ability of animals to cooperate reciprocally are comparatively neglected. Symmetry-based reciprocity is a hypothetical proximate mechanism that has been suggested to be widespread among cognitively unsophisticated animals.

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    2016-03-15
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    • Digital object identifier: 10.7717/peerj.1812
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    Campennì, M., & Schino, G. (2016). Symmetry-based reciprocity: evolutionary constraints on a proximate mechanism. PeerJ, 4. doi:10.7717/peerj.1812

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