This short video briefly discusses two theories of biological altruism. It starts with Darwin’s initial confusion over the fact and then introduces Hamilton’s first solution to the puzzle: inclusive fitness. It then quickly discusses reciprocal altruism.
- Why was altruism first seen as a challenge to Darwin’s Theory of Evolution?
- What is Hamilton’s theory of inclusive fitness?
- What is the theory of reciprocal altruism?
Keywords: psychology, empathy, altruism, behavior, evolution,