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Effects of bushfire exposure on prenatal and early life development in humans: a life history perspective

O'Donnell, Megan


Taking a life history theory perspective, this dissertation considers the effects of bushfire related stress on a suite of human reproductive outcomes. Life history theory suggests that human reproduction is responsive to environmental pressure and that this responsiveness can be detected via changes to reproductive strategy, such as degree of maternal investment. Using multivariate analysis, this dissertation examines the effects of maternal fire exposure in...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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