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Helping in cooperatively breeding long-tailed tits: a test of Hamilton's rule

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences

Apr 2, 2014

Ben J HatchwellMark J Adams

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Inclusive fitness theory provides the conceptual framework for our current understanding of social evolution, and empirical studies suggest that kin selection is a critical process in the evolution of animal sociality. A key prediction of inclusive fitness theory is that altruistic beha...read more

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Vertebrates
Nesting Behavior
Long-tailed tit
Order Passeriformes (organism)
Genetic Fitness
Tail
Collaboration
Metazoa
Biological Evolution
Humanitarianism
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Helping in cooperatively breeding long-tailed tits: a test of Hamilton's rule

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences

Apr 2, 2014

Ben J HatchwellMark J Adams

PMID: 24686941

DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2013.0565

Abstract

Inclusive fitness theory provides the conceptual framework for our current understanding of social evolution, and empirical studies suggest that kin selection is a critical process in the evolution of animal sociality. A key prediction of inclusive fitness theory is that altruistic beha...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Vertebrates
Nesting Behavior
Long-tailed tit
Order Passeriformes (organism)
Genetic Fitness
Tail
Collaboration
Metazoa
Biological Evolution
Humanitarianism
6
89

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