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Animal PersonalitiesBehavior, Physiology, and Evolution$
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Claudio Carere and Dario Maestripieri

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780226922058

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226922065.001.0001

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The Evolution of Animal Personalities

The Evolution of Animal Personalities

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(p.252) 9 The Evolution of Animal Personalities
Source:
Animal Personalities
Author(s):

Max Wolf

G. Sander Van Doorn

Olof Leimar

Franz J. Weissing

Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226922065.003.0010

This chapter focuses on evolutionary causes of animal personalities. First, it discusses the causes of variation within populations, and, in particular, describes how state differences, frequency-dependent selection, spatiotemporal variation in the environment, and non-equilibrium dynamics can cause variation in behavior. The chapter also examines the role of the architecture of behavior, stable state variables, and social conventions in causing adaptive behavioral correlations.

Keywords:   animal personalities, state differences, frequency-dependent selection, spatiotemporal variation, non-equilibrium dynamics, behavior, adaptive behavioral correlations

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