Lots of nice moments… ‘Once a tendency has been put in place by nature, he writes, it is not essential that each and every expression of it serve survival and reproduction.”… As he says, The evolutionary reasons for altruistic behavior are not necessarily the animals reasons.’
it is so perfect that this was an evolution journal.
i hope this is a good critique. evopsych is so intense when it is bad.
(describing experimental methods for studying punishment and cooperation behaviours)
unsurprising findings, and the “issues” and “controversy” are pretty half-baked. but still neat.
in ducks, the males seem to do an equivalent of menstruating: they grow and lose phalluses.