Altruism and Inclusive Fitness

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Altruism and Inclusive Fitness
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  1. What does Natural selction favor?
    Traits that maximize inclusive fitness

    (because actors genes spread by both direct and indirect fitness)
  2. explain altruism and group dynamic.
    • Altruisitc indiviudal ---> success for the group
    • Selfish individuals----> failure for group
  3. 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.
  4.  Direct Fitness
    aka Reproductive success (genes passed directly to the next generation)  coefficent of relatedness = 0.5
  5. Indirect fitness
    Lateral kin
  6. Inclusive fitness
    direct fitness + indirect fitness

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