Lecture 1 - Lecture 1 18:14:00 Readings and Notes ~ 2 papers per class reviews and empirical studies Details(numerical less important than

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Lecture 1 21/09/2008 18:14:00 Readings and Notes ~ 2 papers per class: reviews and empirical studies; Details (numerical) less  important than principles Chapt 4 is a helpful introduction I should perhaps review papers from sophomore tutorial  Living in Groups     Social behavior- anytime two or more animals interact together Living in groups rare, especially among mammals Costs o Feeding/mating competition o Disease o More visible to predators Benefits o More vigilant against predators o Finding and defending food o Raising offspring How do individuals balance these costs and benefits?  How does ecology shape social interactions Primates: The most social order of mammals  o Also show wide range of diff. types of social groups  Pair-bonding (small family groups) like gibbons Harmen- 1 male, lots of females Feverent- large male/female groups
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This note was uploaded on 09/25/2008 for the course HEB 1330 taught by Professor Gilby,wrangham during the Fall '08 term at Harvard.

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