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1 The human life cycle: Senescence and menopause I. The human life cycle II. The evolution of senescence A. The paradox of aging B. Aging and natural selection C. Two hypotheses of senescence 1. Antagonistic pleiotropy 2. Mutation accumulation D. Evidence bearing on the two hypotheses III. The evolution of menopause A. Unique characteristics of menopause B. Comparative data C. Two hypotheses 1. Nonadaptive consequence of longer lifespans 2. The grandmother hypothesis “Birth is painful, old age is painful, sickness is painful, death is painful.” From: The Teachings of the Compassionate Buddha Neandertals and Cro-magnon peoples The human life cycle: Senescence and menopause I. The human life cycle II. The evolution of senescence A. The paradox of aging B. Aging and natural selection C. Two hypotheses of senescence 1. Antagonistic pleiotropy 2. Mutation accumulation D. Evidence bearing on the two hypotheses III. The evolution of menopause A. Unique characteristics of menopause B. Comparative data C. Two hypotheses 1. Nonadaptive consequence of longer lifespans
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