Olof Leimar

Olof Leimar

Emeritus Professor

Stockholm University

About me

I am active in the Ethology division of the Department of Zoology at Stockholm University. My research spans over a broad range, from evolutionary and game-theory modelling to animal behaviour experiments.

Interests

  • Game Theory in Biology
  • Reinforcement Learning
  • Conflict and Cooperation
  • Mimicry and Aposematism
  • Developmental Plasticity
  • Genetic Polymorphism
  • Animal Personality

Recent Publications

(2021). Learning, exploitation and bias in games. PLoS ONE 16, e0246588.

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(2021). Towards an evolutionary theory of stress responses. Trends Ecol. Evol. 36, 39-48.

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(2020). Game Theory in Biology - Concepts and Frontiers. Oxford Series in Ecology and Evolution, Oxford University Press.

(2020). Reinforcement learning theory reveals the cognitive requirements for solving the cleaner fish market task. Am. Nat. 195, 664-677.

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