Anthrobio Essay Question - Anthrobio Essay Question Humans...

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Anthrobio Essay Question Humans are a product of evolution by natural selection. Explain how the trait is the result of natural selection. Altruism Inbreeding Avoidance Hamilton’s rule: altruism will be favored if the benefits are greater than the cost of the behavior. RB > C R = average coefficient of relatedness between actor and recipient(s)! B = the sum of the Ftness benefits to all individuals affected by the behavior! C = the Ftness cost to the individual performing the act! Individuals must have an opportunity to interact often, have the ability to keep track of support give and received, and provide the support only to those who help them Non-random interaction among altruists is necessary because it is necessary for the evolution of altruism. It will be passed down a generation from kin to kin and those who continue the altruism will pass down the trait. It is difficult to document
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2011 for the course ANTHROBIO 161 taught by Professor Frisancho during the Spring '10 term at University of Michigan.

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