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Ancestral Landscapes in Human EvolutionCulture, Childrearing and Social Wellbeing$
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Darcia Narvaez, Kristin Valentino, Agustin Fuentes, James J. McKenna, and Peter Gray

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780199964253

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964253.001.0001

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Incentives in the Family I

Incentives in the Family I

The Family Firm, An Evolutionary/Economic Theory for Parent–Offspring Relations

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Ancestral Landscapes in Human Evolution

Joan Roughgarden

Zhiyuan Song

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Current theory in biology and psychology do not do justice to empirical findings about parent-offspring relations. This Chapter rethinks evolutionary theory for parent-offspring relations using a social selection perspective, which emphasizes a behavioral rather than an evolutionary-genetic process.

Keywords:   parent-offspring relations, avian, family conflict

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