group selection

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group selection

a process whereby selection supposedly operates on a unit consisting of two or more individuals of a group so that characters which are beneficial to the group (as opposed to an individual) are selected. The concept is somewhat dubious and generally unaccepted.
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Our work involves novel approaches to the measurement and analysis of development, Communication and gene regulation in wild animals, And to modelling multi-level selection and the dynamics of hierarchically structured populations.
Among the topics are the automated recognition of archaeological feature in remotely sensed imagery, a spatially explicit model of multi-level selection and the evolution of food sharing in fragmented environments and its implications for early Stone Age behavior, the potential and limits of optical path analysis, and reproducible data analysis and the open source paradigm in archaeology.
Eusociality, in the rare instances it is achieved, evolves through the process called multi-level selection.

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