Understanding the nature of wealth and its effects on human fitness.

@article{Mulder2011UnderstandingTN,
  title={Understanding the nature of wealth and its effects on human fitness.},
  author={Monique Borgerhoff Mulder and Bret A. Beheim},
  journal={Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={366 1563},
  pages={
          344-56
        }
}
Studying fitness consequences of variable behavioural, physiological and cognitive traits in contemporary populations constitutes the specific contribution of human behavioural ecology to the study of human diversity. Yet, despite 30 years of evolutionary anthropological interest in the determinants of fitness, there exist few principled investigations of the diverse sources of wealth that might reveal selective forces during recent human history. To develop a more holistic understanding of how… CONTINUE READING
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