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Unformatted text preview: Group selection E.O. Wilson sociobiology o Said group selection- although its not always adaptive for groups to cooperate, Major Transistions o Replicating molecules like DNA group into chromosomes o Single-celled organisms group to make multicellular organisms o Solitary individuals group into colonies o (the major transitions in evolution book ) Human culture evolves by (through cooking, in this example): o Varation due to social learning (e.g. in efficientcy harnessing fire for cooking) + niche construction (e.g. widespread use of fire for cooking) = change in social organization (e.g. around efficient cooking)...
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- Spring '08
- Human Evolution