Relating paternity to paternal care.

@article{Sheldon2002RelatingPT,
  title={Relating paternity to paternal care.},
  author={Ben C Sheldon},
  journal={Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences},
  year={2002},
  volume={357 1419},
  pages={
          341-50
        }
}
Intuition suggests, to most people, that parents should be selected to care for their offspring in relation to how certain they are of being the parents of those offspring. Theoretical models of the relationship between parental investment and certainty of parentage predict the two to be related only when some other assumptions are made, few of which can be taken for granted. I briefly review the models and their assumptions, and discuss two kinds of difficulty facing an empiricist wishing to… CONTINUE READING
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