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Author Maestripieri, Dario.

Title Games primates play : an undercover investigation of the evolution and economics of human relationships / Dario Maestripieri.

Imprint New York : Basic Books, c2012.


Description xviii, 302 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-295) and index.
Contents Dilemmas in the elevator -- The obsession with dominance -- We are all mafiosi -- Climbing the ladder -- Cooperate in the spotlight, compete in the dark -- The economics and evolutionary biology of love -- Testing the bond -- Shopping for partners in the biological market -- The evolution of human social behavior.
Subject Interpersonal relations.
Behavior evolution.
Primates -- Behavior.
Dominance (Psychology)
Control (Psychology)
ISBN 9780465020782 (hbk.)
046502078X (hbk.)

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