Sexual selection

  title={Sexual selection},
  author={D. Hosken and C. House},
  journal={Current Biology},
  • D. Hosken, C. House
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Current Biology
  • Sexual selection is a concept that has probably been misunderstood and misrepresented more than any other idea in evolutionary biology, confusion that continues to the present day. We are not entirely sure why this is, but sexual politics seems to have played its role, as does a failure to understand what sexual selection is and why it was initially invoked. While in some ways less intuitive than natural selection, sexual selection is conceptually identical to it, and evolution via either… CONTINUE READING

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