Darwin's forgotten idea: The social essence of sexual selection

@article{WestEberhard2014DarwinsFI,
  title={Darwin's forgotten idea: The social essence of sexual selection},
  author={Mary Jane West-Eberhard},
  journal={Neuroscience \& Biobehavioral Reviews},
  year={2014},
  volume={46},
  pages={501-508}
}
  • M. West-Eberhard
  • Published 1 October 2014
  • Psychology, Biology
  • Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews
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