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Cooperation Among Animals: An Evolutionary Perspective
Chapter 1 Historical perspectives on cooperative behavior Chapter 2 Theoretical perspectives on the evolution of cooperation Chapter 3 Cooperation in fishes Chapter 4 Cooperation in birds Chapter 5Expand
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Sexual Selection and Imitation: Females Copy the Mate Choice of Others
Darwin (1871) postulated two mechanisms that promote sexual selection: intrasexual competition and mate choice. Perhaps because of the ease with which it can be observed in nature, male-maleExpand
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Aggressive interactions and inter-contest interval: how long do winners keep winning?.
. Considerable evidence across many taxa demonstrates that prior social experience affects the outcome of subsequent aggressive interactions. Although the 'loser effect', in which an individualExpand
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Winner and loser effects and the structure of dominance hierarchies
In the literature on dominance hierarchies, "winner" and "loser" effects usually are denned as an increased probability of winning at time T, bated on victories at time T-l, T-2, etc, and anExpand
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Inclusive fitness theory and eusociality
Arising from M. A. Nowak, C. E. Tarnita & E. O. Wilson 466, 1057–1062 (2010)10.1038/nature09205; Nowak et al. replyNowak et al. argue that inclusive fitness theory has been of little value inExpand
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CHAPTER 5 – Copying and Mate Choice
Animal psychologists have been studying social learning for close to a century. However, with the exception of work on imprinting the ethologists and the evolutionary ecologists have only recentlyExpand
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Can altruism evolve in purely viscous populations?
SummaryLimited dispersal is often thought to facilitate the evolution of altruism by increasing the degree of relatedness among interacting individuals. Limited dispersal can have additional effects,Expand
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Prey approaching predators : a cost-benefit perspective
When faced with the presence of a predator, many species of prey initially approach rather than retreat from such a potential threat. Although seemingly paradoxical, this type of approach behaviourExpand
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Group Selection and Assortative Interactions
Natural selection at all levels requires heritable phenotypic variation among units. At the group level, variation is often increased by reproduction coupled with limited dispersal, which forms theExpand
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Do guppies play TIT FOR TAT during predator inspection visits?
  • L. Dugatkin
  • Biology
  • Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
  • 1 December 1988
SummaryCooperative behavior during predatorinspection visits of the guppy (Poecilia reticulata) was examined. Wild caught guppies from Trinidad were tested on two types of mirror. In one treatmentExpand
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