BIO 346 Human Biology (K. Kalthoff)

References to Topic 18: Introduction to Sociobiology


Easy Readings

Packer G. and Pusey A.E. (1997) Divided we fall: Cooperation among lions. Scient. Amer. May 1997: 52-59

Intermediate Readings

Daly M. and Wilson M. (1983) Sex, Evolution, and Behavior. Second Edition. Boston: PWS Publishers.
Trivers R. (1985) Social Evolution. Menlo Park: Benjamin/Cummings Publishing Company.
Wilson E.O. (1975) Sociobiology. The Abridged Edition. Cambridge: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.
Silk J.B. (1987) Social behavior in evolutionary perspective. In: Primate Societies (Edited byBarbara B. Smuts, Dorothy L. Cheney, Robert M. Seyfarth, Richard W. Wrangham, and Thomas T. Struhsaker), pp. 318-329. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

Advanced Readings

Bateman A.J. (1948) J. Heridity 2: 349-368
den Boer et al. (2010) Seminal fluid mediates ejaculate competition in social insects. Science 327: 1506-
delBarco-Trillo J. and Ferkin M.H. (2004) Male mammals respond to a risk of sperm competition conveyed by odours of conspecific males. Nature 443: 446-449
Dixon A., Ross D., O'Malley S.L.C., and Burke T. (1994) Paternal investment inversely related to degree of extra-pair paternity in the reedbunting. Nature 371:698-700
Fisher H.S. and Hoekstra H.E. (2010) Competition drives cooperation among closely related sperm of deer mice. Nature 463: 801-803
Hoogland J.L. (1998) Why do female Gunnison's prairie dogs copulate with more than one male? Anim Behav. 55: 351-359
Hrdy SB. (1977) Infanticide as a primate reproductive strategy. Am Sci. 65: 40-49
Neff B.D. (2003) Decisions about parental care in response to perceived paternity. Nature 422: 716-719
Neubaum D.M. and Wolfner M.F. (1999) Mated Drosophila melanogaster females require a seminal fluid protein, Acp36DE, to store sperm efficiently. Genetics 153: 845-857
Packer C., Gilbert D.A., Pusey A.E., and O'Brien S.J. (1991) A molecular genetic analysis of kinship and cooperation in African lions. Nature 351: 562-565.
Sawrey D.K. and Dewsbury D.A. (1985) Control of ovulation, vaginal estrus, and behavioral receptivity in voles (Microtus). Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 9: 563-571
Tregenza T. and Wedell N. (2002) Polyandrous females avoid costs of inbreeding. Nature 415: 71-73.


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