News tagged with evolutionary perspective

Evolutionary reasons for believing in luck

How far will you go to avoid bad luck? Do you avoid walking under ladders, carry lucky charms, or perhaps instead perform special rituals before important meetings or sporting events?

dateJun 07, 2011 in Evolution
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Sheep that shed light on personality differences

The team led by Denis Reale, a professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at UQAM and Canada Research Chair in Behavioural Ecology, recently completed a study showing the link between personality, survival and reproductive ...

dateSep 15, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Article Traces History of Darwinian Medicine

(PhysOrg.com) -- Despite being a founding principle of modern biology for 150 years, evolutionary theory has played a limited role in the field of medicine. Only in the last 20 years has Darwinian medicine emerged as a discipline ...

dateDec 10, 2009 in Evolution
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