Adaptation and Inclusive Fitness

  title={Adaptation and Inclusive Fitness},
  author={Stuart A. West and Andy Gardner},
  journal={Current Biology},
Inclusive fitness theory captures how individuals can influence the transmission of their genes to future generations by influencing either their own reproductive success or that of related individuals. This framework is frequently used for studying the way in which natural selection leads to organisms being adapted to their environments. A number of recent papers have criticised this approach, suggesting that inclusive fitness is just one of many possible mathematical methods for modelling… CONTINUE READING
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