Generative King Archetype

Exploitation Competition: Superbugs and Inside Traders

Yesterday’s post introduced the biological concept of “interference competition,” and compared big antlers with big bonuses.  Today, I want to describe another form of competition recognized by biology. Exploitation Competition:  A form of competition wherein organisms indirectly compete with other… Read More ›

The Scarcity Heuristic:

Behavioral economists and psychologists have identified the scarcity heuristic as a mental shortcut whereby people place value on an item based on how easily it might be lost, especially to competitors.  The scarcity heuristic does not only apply to a… Read More ›