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Mate Choice: The Evolution of Sexual Decision Making from Microbes to Humans

Gil G. Rosenthal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691150673
eISBN:
9781400885466
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150673.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The popular consensus on mate choice has long been that females select mates likely to pass good genes to offspring. This book overturns much of this conventional wisdom. Providing the first ... More


Variation II: Biotic and Abiotic Environment

Gil G. Rosenthal

in Mate Choice: The Evolution of Sexual Decision Making from Microbes to Humans

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691150673
eISBN:
9781400885466
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691150673.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on the physical environment and on the biotic community in which choosers live: the resources choosers acquire and the challenges toward which they must allocate those resources. ... More


The Role of Maternal Effects in Mammalian Evolution and Adaptation

Dario Maestripieri and Jill M. Mateo

in Maternal Effects in Mammals

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226501192
eISBN:
9780226501222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501222.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter discusses the objective of this volume which is to provide a comprehensive representation of maternal effects research in different mammalian groups, with a balanced emphasis between ... More


Gaia Is Life in a Wasteworld of By-products

Tyler Volk

in Scientists Debate Gaia: The Next Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262194983
eISBN:
9780262283182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262194983.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter presents a personal history of tackling the Gaia theory, and presents its premises and conclusions. According to this chapter, the relatively steady states in the global environment are ... More


Geomorphology, Hydrology, and Tidal Influences

Elizabeth Burke Watson

in Ecology, Conservation, and Restoration of Tidal Marshes: The San Francisco Estuary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780520274297
eISBN:
9780520954014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274297.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter reviews the physical factors that shape tidal-marsh landscapes in the San Francisco estuary and discusses functional classes of landscape elements. Physical processes covered include ... More


Individual Differences in Caring

Ofra Mayseless

in The Caring Motivation: An Integrated Theory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199913619
eISBN:
9780190299002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199913619.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter reviews and discusses individual differences in caring, which manifest in levels of intensity and strength of the caring motivation, in the types and kinds of provisions or of caring ... More


Conceptual Framework

Michael T. Rock and Michael Toman

in China’s Technological Catch-Up Strategy: Industrial Development, Energy Efficiency, and CO2 Emissions

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199385324
eISBN:
9780199385348
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199385324.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia, International

An analytical framework of technological learning/upgrading explains the ability of individual enterprises to adopt minor process changes and major technological changes to reap “environmental ... More


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