The niche construction perspective

@inproceedings{Laland2007TheNC,
  title={The niche construction perspective},
  author={Kevin N. Laland and Rachel L. Kendal and Gillian R. Brown},
  year={2007}
}
Abstract The vibrancy of the field of evolution and human behaviour belies the fact that the majority of social scientists are deeply unhappy with evolutionary accounts of human behaviour. In part, this reflects a problem within evolutionary biology: neo-Darwinism fails to recognize a fundamental cause of evolutionary change, “niche construction”, by which organisms modify environmental states, and consequently selection pressures, thereby acting as co-directors of their own, and other species… CONTINUE READING

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