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The Baldwin veering effect: How intelligence can change the course of evolution

@inproceedings{Bennati2017TheBV,
  title={The Baldwin veering effect: How intelligence can change the course of evolution},
  author={Stefano Bennati and Leonel Aguilar and Dirk Helbing},
  year={2017}
}
The effect of phenotypic plasticity in an evolutionary process, the so-called Baldwin effect, has been studied extensively for more than 100 years. Plasticity has been found to influence the speed of evolution towards an optimal genetic configuration, but whether or not plasticity can cause evolution to veer towards a different genetic configuration from what pursued by evolution alone, is still an open question. Here, this question is investigated analytically and experimentally, by means of… 

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