Settling for ‘Mr. Right Now’ better than waiting for ‘Mr. Right’, shows model of digital organisms

6 febrero 2015

Evolutionary researchers have determined that settling for ‘Mr. Okay’ is a better evolutionary strategy than waiting for ‘Mr. Perfect.’ When studying the evolution of risk aversion using a computational model of digital organisms, researchers found that it is in our nature — traced back to the earliest humans — to take the safe bet when stakes are high, such as whether or not we will mate.