Class Notes 2_5

Class Notes 2_5 - 3 2 modes of behavior a Always vote b...

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Notes Tuesday 2/5/08 Guest Lecture “Two Genes Predict Voter Turnout” Fowler 1. Big Picture: Cooperation a. “most important unanswered question” (Robert May) b. Give up personal ‘fitness’ to better another c. Evolutionary game theory 2. Game theory models a. PB-C i. Probability ii. Benefit iii. Cost b. Prob = 1 in 10 million c. There is ZERO benefit to voting d. Consistently participating in an activity that NET makes us worse off
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Unformatted text preview: 3. 2 modes of behavior a. Always vote b. Never vote 4. Currently a. Theories ignore genes and biology b. Imply trends driven purely by environment c. Twin studies giving support to genetics 5. Criticism a. MZ vs DZ b. Everyone tells MZ that they are similar c. Affects their environment...
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