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To kill a kangaroo: understanding the decision to pursue high-risk/high-gain resources

In this paper, we attempt to understand hunter—gatherer foraging decisions about prey that vary in both the mean and variance of energy return using an expected utility framework. We show that for skewed distributions of energetic returns, the standard linear variance discounting (LVD) model... Full description

1st Person: Jones, James Holland
Additional Persons: Bird, Rebecca Bliege verfasserin; Bird, Douglas W. verfasserin
Source: in Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Vol. 280, No. 1767 (2013), p. 1-7
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Type of Publication: Article
Language: English
Published: 2013
Keywords: research-article
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