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Competitive altruism

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  1. a possible mechanism for the persistence of cooperative behaviors, specifically those that are performed unconditionally

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  2. The theory of competitive altruism also helps one connect such behavior to the handicap principle

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  3. The theory of reciprocal altruism can be used to explain behaviors that are performed by a donor who receives some sort of benefit in the future

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  4. When no such compensation is received, however, reciprocity fails to explain altruistic behavior

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  5. To explain competitive altruism, Roberts uses the example of preening among birds

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