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Grandparental and Extended Kin Relationships

Harald A. Euler and Richard L. Michalski

in Family Relationships: An Evolutionary Perspective

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195320510
eISBN:
9780199786800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320510.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter argues that grandparenthood may trigger psychological adaptations with relationship-specific features. Grandparental investment cannot be understood adequately without consideration of ... More


Variation in Decision Making

Sasha R. X. Dall, Samuel D. Gosling, Gordon D. A. Brown, Niels J. Dingemanse, Ido Erev, Martin Kocher, Laura Schulz, Peter M. Todd, Franjo J. Weissing, and Max Wolf

in Evolution and the Mechanisms of Decision Making

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262018081
eISBN:
9780262306027
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018081.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Variation in how organisms allocate their behavior over their lifetimes is key to determining Darwinian fitness, and thus the evolution of human and nonhuman decision making. This chapter explores ... More


Experimental Evolution: Concepts, Methods, and Applications of Selection Experiments

Theodore (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247666
eISBN:
9780520944473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247666.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Experimental approaches to evolution provide indisputable evidence of evolution by directly observing the process at work. Experimental evolution deliberately duplicates evolutionary ... More


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