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Ecological Orbits: How Planets Move and Populations Grow

Lev Ginzburg and Mark Colyvan

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195168167
eISBN:
9780199790159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168167.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The main focus of the book is the presentation of the inertial view of population growth. This view provides a rather simple model for complex population dynamics, and is achieved at the level of the ... More


THE MATERNAL EFFECT HYPOTHESIS

Lev Ginzburg and Mark Colyvan

in Ecological Orbits: How Planets Move and Populations Grow

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195168167
eISBN:
9780199790159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168167.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter describes an effect which produces population cycles and may be thought of as the mechanism for inertia in population growth. This effect, the maternal effect, is the passing of quality ... More


The effects of others’ genes: maternal and other indirect genetic effects

Andrew G. McAdam, Dany Garant, and Alastair J. Wilson

in Quantitative Genetics in the Wild

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199674237
eISBN:
9780191779275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674237.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Ecology

An individual’s phenotype may frequently be affected by the phenotypes (and hence genotypes) of other individuals with whom it interacts. Phenotypic effects that are caused by the genotype of another ... More


The Genetics and Evolutionary Consequences of Maternal Effects

James M. Cheverud and Jason B. Wolf

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/9780226501222.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter examines the influence of maternal effects on genetics and evolution. It defines maternal effects as the effects of the environment provided by the mother on the development of her ... More


A Theoretical Overview of Genetic Maternal Effects: Evolutionary Predictions and Empirical Tests with Mammalian Data

Michael J. Wade, Nicholas K. Priest, and Tami E. Cruickshank

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/9780226501222.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter reviews recent theoretical advances in relation to maternal-effect genes and the theory of relaxed selective constraint (RSC). It explains how to test theoretical predictions using ... More


Parental Influences on Offspring Personality Traits in Oviparous and Placental Vertebrates

Ton G. G. Groothuis and Dario Maestripieri

in Animal Personalities: Behavior, Physiology, and Evolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226922058
eISBN:
9780226922065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922065.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter explores the maternal effects on offspring personality development in both oviparous and placental vertebrates. In particular, it discusses how prenatal maternal stress and prenatal ... More


Maternal Effects on Evolutionary Dynamics in Wild Small Mammals

Andrew G. Mcadam

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/9780226501222.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter examines the influence of maternal effects on the evolutionary dynamics of wild small mammals. It analyzes work on a natural population of North American red squirrels and discusses some ... More


Maternal Effects in Wild Ungulates

Alastair J. Wilson and Marco Festa-Bianchet

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/9780226501222.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter reviews the evidence for maternal effects in wild ungulate populations, discussing their prevalence and the mechanisms by which they are mediated. The analysis reveals that maternal ... More


INERTIAL GROWTH

Lev Ginzburg and Mark Colyvan

in Ecological Orbits: How Planets Move and Populations Grow

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195168167
eISBN:
9780199790159
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168167.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The term “inertia” was first used in population ecology in relation to the property of overshooting equilibria due to any one of a variety of causes. This chapter tries to flesh out the details of a ... More


Maternal Effects in Mammals

Dario Maestripieri and Jill M. Mateo (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226501192
eISBN:
9780226501222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226501222.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

Evolutionary maternal effects occur whenever a mother's phenotypic traits directly affect her offspring's phenotype, independent of the offspring's genotype. Some of the phenotypic traits that result ... More


Maternal Effects on Offspring Size and Development in Pinnipeds

W. Don Bowen

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/9780226501222.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter examines the influence of maternal effects on the size and development of pinnipeds. The analysis reveals that pinniped offspring are affected by maternal decisions about the timing and ... More


Maternal Effects in Mammals: Conclusions and Future Directions

Jill M. Mateo and Dario Maestripieri

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/9780226501222.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter sums up the key findings of this study of maternal effects in mammals. It suggests that maternal effects occur when a mother's phenotype influences her offspring's phenotype independent ... 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


Maternal Influences on Development, Social Relationships, and Survival Behaviors

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/9780226501222.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter presents an overview of potential maternal effects on behavioral development, including pre- and postnatal effects of social experiences, stress, and seasonality on the expression of ... More


Maternal Effects in Fissiped Carnivores

Kay E. Holekamp and Stephanie M. Dloniak

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/9780226501222.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter describes a wide range of maternal effects on offspring development in fissiped carnivores. It discusses the influence of maternal social rank on offspring status, reproductive ... More


Maternal Effect and Offspring Development

Nicole M. Cameron and Justin R. Garcia

in Evolution's Empress: Darwinian Perspectives on the Nature of Women

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199892747
eISBN:
9780199332786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892747.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

For most mammals, motherhood is an important investment. This is especially true among humans. While the ultimate rewards can include increased reproductive fitness, motherhood is costly to females, ... More


Conclusions and Future Directions

J. Eduardo P. W. Bicudo, William A. Buttemer, Mark A. Chappell, James T. Pearson, and Claus Bech

in Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Birds

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199228447
eISBN:
9780191711305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228447.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

The conspicuous nature of birds and their high-energy lifestyles has made them an attractive research model for many behavioral and physiological studies. Previous chapters give a sense of the scope ... More


Short-term Changes in the Mean: 3. Permanent Versus Transient Response

Bruce Walsh and Michael Lynch

in Evolution and Selection of Quantitative Traits

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198830870
eISBN:
9780191868986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830870.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

In a variety of settings—additive epistasis in a diploid, dominance in an autotetraploids, shared environmental effects (such as epigenetic contributions), maternal effects, and dominance under ... More


Egg quality, embryonic development, and post-hatching phenotype: an integrated perspective

T.D. Williams and T.G.G. Groothuis

in Nests, Eggs, and Incubation: New ideas about avian reproduction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198718666
eISBN:
9780191788086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718666.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Ornithology

Eggs have complex composition where nutrients (resources) and signals potentially also serve as ‘tools’ that mothers might use to influence embryonic and post-hatching development, adjusting ... More


Maternal Effects, Social Cognitive Development, and the Evolution of Human Intelligence

David F. Bjorklund, Jason Grotuss, and Adriana Csinady

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/9780226501222.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Animal Behavior / Behavioral Ecology

This chapter examines maternal effects in human cognitive evolution. It discusses the changes in social intelligence and argues that the confluence of increased brain size, delayed maturation, and ... More


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