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Preface Chapter 1 Chapter 2 Chapter 3 Appendix A Chapter 4 Chapter 5 Chapter 6 Appendix B Bibliography Author Index Subject Index
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Sense and Nonsense: Evolutionary perspectives on human behaviour
PREFACE 1. Sense and nonsense 2. A history of evolution and human behaviours 3. Human sociobiology 4. Human behavioural ecology 5. Evolutionary psychology 6. Memetics 7. Gene-culture co-evolution 8.Expand
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Begging, stealing, and offering : food transfer in nonhuman primates
Publisher Summary This chapter discusses the food transfer in nonhuman primates and compares the data with predictions that stem from various functional explanations of food transfer. The transfersExpand
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Bateman's principles and human sex roles
In 1948, Angus J. Bateman reported a stronger relationship between mating and reproductive success in male fruit flies compared with females, and concluded that selection should universally favourExpand
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Social influences on foraging behavior in young nonhuman primates: Learning what, where, and how to eat
Human infants rely on social interactions to acquire food‐related information. 1 , 2 Adults actively teach children about food through culturally diverse feeding practices. Characteristics we shareExpand
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Sex-biased investment in nonhuman primates: can Trivers & Willard's theory be tested?
  • G. Brown
  • Psychology
  • Animal Behaviour
  • 1 April 2001
Abstract The study of how parents divide investment between sons and daughters has become one of the most popular areas of discussion in evolutionary biology. Trivers & Willard (1973, Science , 179 ,Expand
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Niche construction, human behavior, and the adaptive‐lag hypothesis
Niche construction is the process whereby organisms modify selective environments, thereby affecting evolution. The niche‐construction perspective is particularly relevant to researchers usingExpand
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The Ontogeny of Exploratory Behavior in Male and Female Adolescent Rats (Rattus norvegicus)
During adolescence, rats gain independence from their mothers and disperse from the natal burrow, with males typically dispersing further than females. We predicted that, if dispersal patterns areExpand
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Reconsidering the null hypothesis: Is maternal rank associated with birth sex ratios in primate groups?
  • G. Brown, J. Silk
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 12 August 2002
Trivers and Willard hypothesized that vertebrates adaptively vary the sex ratio of their offspring in response to the mother's physical condition [Trivers, R. L. & Willard, D. (1973) Science 179,Expand
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