JAY BELSKY- Childhood Experience and the Development of Reproductive Strategies: An Evolutionary Theory of Socialisation Revisited 2010

‘Childhood Experience and the Development of Reproductive Strategies: An Evolutionary Theory of Socialisation Revisited’ Prof Jay Belsky (Birkbeck, University of London)             Abstract: Life-history theory calls attention to across- as well as within-species variation in reproductive strategies. Three decades ago Draper and Harpending (1982) reinterpreted effects of childhood father absence on…

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AMOTZ ZAHAVI- Signal selection – a complementary selection mechanism and its unique creative potential in evolution 2010

‘Signal selection – a complementary selection mechanism and its unique creative potential in evolution’ By Professor Amotz Zahavi (Department of Zoology, Tel-Aviv University, Israel) Abstract: Darwin realized that it was not possible to explain the evolution of certain traits, especially those of sexual extravagance, by the selection for efficiency only. He therefore suggested that an…

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