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Simon T. Powers
Lecturer
S.Powers@napier.ac.uk
+44 131 455 2718

Publications

Powers, S.T., Schaik, Carel P. van, Lehmann, L. (2016). How institutions shaped the last major evolutionary transition to large-scale human societies. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 371, (1687), .

Powers, S., Lehmann, L. (2016). When is bigger better? The effects of group size on the evolution of helping behaviours. Biological Reviews, , (), .

Powers, S., Lehmann, L. (2013). The co-evolution of social institutions, demography, and large-scale human cooperation. Ecology Letters, 16, (11), 1356-1364.

Powers, S., Taylor, Daniel J., Bryson, Joanna J. (2012). Punishment can promote defection in group-structured populations. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 311, (), 107-116.

Powers, S., Watson, Richard A. (2011). Evolution of Individual Group Size Preference Can Increase Group-Level Selection and Cooperation. In: Kampis, G., Karsai, I., Szathmáry, E. (Eds.) Advances in Artificial Life. Darwin Meets von Neumann. Lecture Notes in Computer Science., 5778/2011, () ( ed.). (pp. 53-60). : . Springer.

Powers, S., Heys, C., Watson, Richard A. (2011). How to measure group selection in real-world populations. In: Lenaerts, T., Giacobini, M., Bersini, H., Bourgine, P., Dorigo, M., Doursat, R. (Eds.) Advances in Artificial Life, ECAL 2011, , () ( ed.). (pp. 672-679). : . MIT Press.

Powers, S., Penn, Alexandra S., Watson, Richard A. (2011). The concurrent evolution of cooperation and the population structures that support it. Evolution, 65, (6), 1527-1543.

Snowdon, James R., Powers, S., Watson, Richard A. (2011). Moderate Contact between Sub-populations Promotes Evolved Assortativity Enabling Group Selection. In: Kampis, G., Karsai, I., Szathmáry, E. (Eds.) Advances in Artificial Life. Darwin Meets von Neumann. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5778/2011, () ( ed.). (pp. 45-52). : . Springer.

Watson, Richard A., Palmius, N., Mills, R., Powers, S., Penn, Alexandra S. (2011). Can Selfish Symbioses Effect Higher-Level Selection?. In: Kampis, G., Karsai, I., Szathmáry, E. (Eds.) Advances in Artificial Life. Darwin Meets von Neumann. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5778/2011, () ( ed.). (pp. 27-36). : . Springer.

Powers, S. (2010). Social niche construction: Evolutionary explanations for cooperative group formation (PhD). University of Southampton (Watson, Richard A.).

Powers, S., Penn, Alexandra S., Watson, Richard A. (2008). The efficacy of group selection is increased by coexistence dynamics within groups. In: Bullock, S., Noble, J., Watson, Richard A., Bedau, M.A. (Eds.) Artificial Life XI: Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, , () ( ed.). (pp. 498-505). : . MIT Press.