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2457Sociobiology  
BROADER CONCEPT
SCOPE NOTE
  • In a broad sense, the study of the social behaviour in animals and humans within the context of evolutionary biology. In a narrower sense, the study of human behaviour and social phenomena, such as incest, altruism, aggression, mate selection etc., based on processes argued by the new-Darwinian synthesis, which combines natural and sexual selection with genetics.
SOURCE
  • Daly & Wilson 2001
  • Hodge 1990
  • Sterelny 2001
CONTRIBUTOR
  • Katsiadakis Helen (AA)
CREATOR
  • Mergoupi-Savaidou Eirini (AA)
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https://humanitiesthesaurus.academyofathens.gr/dyas-resource/Concept/2457
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