Altruism and Inclusive Fitness
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What does Natural selction favor?
Traits that maximize inclusive fitness
(because actors genes spread by both direct and indirect fitness)
explain altruism and group dynamic.
- Altruisitc indiviudal ---> success for the group
- Selfish individuals----> failure for group
Explain reproductive restrait by NS and non altruists
too many babies= weak young and parents die. It has nothing to do with the good of the species.
aka Reproductive success (genes passed directly to the next generation) coefficent of relatedness = 0.5
direct fitness + indirect fitness
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