Selection as a domain-general evolutionary process

  title={Selection as a domain-general evolutionary process},
  author={C. Simon and D. O. Hessen},
  journal={Behavioural Processes},
The behavioral phenotype of an organism results from selective processes acting on variation in behavioral traits during ontogeny (during life span) and phylogeny (across generations). Different adaptive processes can be categorized as environment-phenotype feedback loops. In this cross-disciplinary approach, we discuss the interaction of ontogenetic selective processes, traditionally studied by behavior analysts, and phylogenetic selection processes, traditionally studied by biologists. We… Expand
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