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Chapter 15

Chapter 15

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Chapter 15
 
Necessary Vocabulary
Natural selection
Disruptive selection
Stabilizing selection
Directional selection
Sexual selection
Survival of the fittest
Canalized phenotype
 Altruism
Kin selection
Red Queen Hypothesis
Constraint
Speciation
Shifting balance theory
Epistasis
 Adaptive landscapes
Evolutionary stablestrategies
 
Questions
What are the different types of natural selection andhow do they contribute to speciation?
What does it mean when a phenotype has beencanalized?
What is the Red Queen Hypothesis?
How do constraints influence selection andevolutionary change?
What is the relationship between fitness andselection?
What is the shifting balance theory?
What is altruism and kin selection? How does thisinfluence a species?
What are evolutionary stable strategies?

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