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Evolution, genetics and social behavior

Marian Annett

Evolution, genetics and social behavior

by Marian Annett

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Published by Open University Press in Milton Keynes .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Genetic psychology.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared for the Open University Social Psychology Course Team by Marian Annett ; pref. and postscript by Richard Stevens.
    SeriesSocial sciences, a third level course, Social psychology -- bolck 2, units 2-3
    ContributionsOpen University. Social Psychology Course Team.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF"701"A554
    The Physical Object
    Pagination105 p. :
    Number of Pages105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20222304M
    ISBN 100335071007

    Dogs are being studied in comparative cognitive sciences as well as genetics, ethology, and many more areas. As the number of published studies increases, this book aims to give the reader an overview of the state of the art on dog research, with an emphasis on social behavior and socio-cognitive skills. Behaviour and Evolution As the name implies, the Behaviour & Evolution Group focuses on studying and teaching evolution and behaviour. There is a famous saying that “nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution”.

    Evolution and Human Behavior is an interdisciplinary journal, presenting research reports and theory in which evolutionary perspectives are brought to bear on the study of human behavior. It is primarily a scientific journal, but submissions from scholars in the humanities are also encouraged. Papers reporting on theoretical and empirical work.   5.I: Behavior Genetics and Evolutionary Psychology Jared E Stansel. Population Genetics: Evolution and Behaviour: What is an evolutionary explanation?.

    The Genetical Evolution of Social Behaviour "The Genetical Evolution of Social Behaviour" is a scientific paper by the British evolutionary biologist W.D. Hamilton in which he mathematically lays out the basis for inclusive fitness. Hamilton, then only a PhD student, completed his work in London. This extremely well-reviewed book provides a readable overview of behavioral genetics and related research that is accessible to all audiences. Segal, Nancy L. Entwined lives: Twins and what they tell us about human behavior. New York: Dutton. E-mail Citation» An exceedingly readable book about being a twin and about twin research.


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The book brings together important reviews of the ecology, genetics and evolution of social behaviour by over sixty research leaders in this field to describe the past accomplishments of the field, outline current problems and suggest future : Paperback.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: D Block 2 (). Description: pages: illustrations ; 30 cm. Series Title: Social sciences, a. The classic study of dog behavior gathered into one volume.

Based on twenty years of research at the Jackson Laboratory, this is the single most important and comprehensive reference work on the behavior of dogs ever complied. "Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog is one of the most important texts on canine behavior published to by: This chapter summarizes the results of studies examining the adaptive changes in introduced populations of House Sparrows, including the classic study of natural selection by Hermon Bumpus.

Clinal changes in size and sexual size dimorphism are some of the principal findings of these studies, along with the suggestion of reduced genetic variability in introduced populations (the founder effect).Author: Ted R. Anderson. Human Genetics for the Social Sciences introduces students of the social and behavioral sciences to the basic biological concepts underscoring the study of genetics.

Carey explains basic biological concepts while covering principles of genetics, evolution and evolutionary psychology, and the genetics of individual differences. Many specific genetic markers are known that influence aspects of personality and behavior.

The focus on single genes and groups of genes is giving way to quantitative genetics, the statistical study of transmission of characteristics viewed as the outcome of the effects of very large numbers of : Henry Harpending, Gregory Cochran.

EVOLUTION OF SOCIAL BEHAVIOR persist because all of the individuals involved somehow gain genetically. I will argue that there is one exception: siblings whose group behavior is an aspect of parental investment, and whose altruism toward one another has evolved because it fu rthers the reproductive interests of the parent(s).File Size: 1MB.

There is abundant evidence, some of it reviewed in this paper, that personality traits are substantially influenced by the genes. Much remains to be understood about how and why this is the case. We argue that placing the behavior genetics of personality in the context of epidemiology, evolutionary psychology, and neighboring psychological domains such as interests and attitudes Cited by:   The book, A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History, contends that human races are a biological reality and that recent human evolution has led to racial differences in economic.

The Genetical Evolution of Social Behaviour. I W. HAMILTON The Galton Laboratory, University College, London, W.C.2 (Received 13 Mayand in revisedform 24 February ) A genetical mathematical model is described which allows for inter- actions between relatives on File Size: 1MB.

The book brings together important reviews of the ecology, genetics and evolution of social behaviour by over sixty research leaders in this field to describe the past accomplishments of the field, outline current problems and suggest future objectives.3/5(1).

Studies of genes and social behavior, aided by new genomic resources, are coming of age. Here, we show how some of the insights that have emerged from research on the evolution of development (evo-devo) also provide a useful framework for studying the evolution of social behavior at Cited by: Books shelved as genetics-and-evolution: Genome: the Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters by Matt Ridley, Hacking Darwin: Genetic Engineering and th Missing: social behavior.

Evolution, Explanation, Ethics and Aesthetics: Towards a Philosophy of Biology focuses on the dominant biological topic of deals with the prevailing philosophical themes of how to explain the adaptation of organisms, the interplay of chance and necessity, and the recurrent topics of emergence, reductionism, and progress.

Theoret. Biol. () 7, The Genetical Evolution of Social Behaviour. I W. HAMILTON The Galton Laboratory, University College, London, W.C.2 (Received 13 Mayand in revised form 24 February ) A genetical mathematical model is described which allows for interactions between relatives on one another's by: "Genetics and the Social Behavior of Mammals." The results of that project are now summarized in this book, which is primarily an account of an experiment lasting some thirteen years and involving intensive and extensive measurements on the behavior of hundreds of purebred and hybrid dogs, studied from birth to one year.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ehrman, Lee. Behavior genetics and evolution. New York: McGraw-Hill, © (OCoLC) Document Type. The main aim of this book is to provide a synthesis of thought on how genetics structures the behaviour of individual animals that live within complex social systems.

Most of the 10 chapters (written by 12 leading investigators in this field) were originally given as papers at an Entomological Society of America symposium in December It argues that just as selection pressure led to animals evolving useful ways of interacting with the natural environment, so also it led to the genetic evolution of advantageous social behavior.

While the term "sociobiology" originated at least as early as the s, the concept did not gain major recognition until the publication of E. Wilson's book Sociobiology: The New Synthesis in   The origins of the violent behavior are multifactorial and respond to the interaction of several factors --biological, cultural, social, etc.

-- which can modify the expression of the human behavior. The classic study of dog behavior gathered into one volume. Based on twenty years of research at the Jackson Laboratory, this is the single most important and comprehensive reference work on the behavior of dogs ever complied.

"Genetics and the Social Behavior of the Dog is one of the most important texts on canine behavior published to date.4/5(1).In my latest book, Behaviour, Development and Evolution, I take a systems biology approach to understanding the evolution and development of that run though the book are the adaptive processes that result in the appearance of design in nature; the active role of the organism in development and evolution; and an emphasis on whole systems to understand the complexity of .Humans behave in complex and variable ways, and factors such as culture strongly influence this behavior.

Furthermore, it is difficult to tie variation in behavior to variation in reproductive success. Evolutionary explanations also raise controversy because people can use them to support various social and political agendas.