Natalie Huntingdon

Natalie Huntingdon

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You must drop everything and read this book. It's perfection. <-- yeah...drop DEAD perfection (@Salwa Setabouha Setabouha)

You must drop everything and read this book. It's perfection. <-- yeah...drop DEAD perfection (@Salwa Setabouha Setabouha)

Great animated video on the process of natural selection - perfect for the evolution section of Bio 3201 (senior biology, here in NL)

Great animated video on the process of natural selection - perfect for the evolution section of Bio 3201 (senior biology, here in NL)

Escaping predation and finding food are challenges faced by all living creatures. Hiding and hunting are obvious solutions, but many animals – both prey and predator – have evolved a more subtle approach. By disguising themselves as other animals, plants or even inanimate objects, mimics and camouflaged creatures have an evolutionary advantage over their less duplicitous counterparts.

Escaping predation and finding food are challenges faced by all living creatures. Hiding and hunting are obvious solutions, but many animals – both prey and predator – have evolved a more subtle approach. By disguising themselves as other animals, plants or even inanimate objects, mimics and camouflaged creatures have an evolutionary advantage over their less duplicitous counterparts.

According to Leda Cosmides and John Tooby (two of the founders within the field); evolutionary-psychology is an approach to psychology, whereby knowledge and principles from evolutionary biology are employed in research on the structure of the human mind.

According to Leda Cosmides and John Tooby (two of the founders within the field); evolutionary-psychology is an approach to psychology, whereby knowledge and principles from evolutionary biology are employed in research on the structure of the human mind.