Basics in Human Evolution offers a broad view of evolutionary biology and medicine. The book is written for a non-expert audience, providing accessible and convenient content that will appeal to numerous readers across the interdisciplinary field. From evolutionary theory, to the cultural evolution, this book fills gaps in the readersa knowledge from various backgrounds and introduces readers to thought leaders in human evolution research. Offers comprehensive coverage of the wide ranging field of human evolution Written for a non-expert audience, providing accessible and convenient content that will appeal to numerous readers across the interdisciplinary field Provides expertise from leading minds in the field Allows the reader the ability to gain exposure to various topics in one publication... an individuala#39;s reproductive schedule and the degree of investment to the available energetic and social resources. ... The energetic costs of pregnancy derive from fetal tissue growth, the growth and maintenance of supporting maternal ... for instance, maternal daily energy expenditures may reach twice the prepregnancy BMR (Forsum and LApf, 2007). ... half their genes; what may benefit the mother may not necessarily be advantageous for the offspring and vice versa (Haig, 2008).
|Title||:||Basics in Human Evolution|
|Author||:||Michael P Muehlenbein|
|Publisher||:||Academic Press - 2015-07-24|