Understanding behavioural innovation, novelty and evolvability
The depth of the influence of Ernst Mayr's famous proximate-ultimate distinction in biology is reflected in the widespread assumption that developmental processes are irrelevant to our understanding of evolution and vice versa. The field of evolutionary developmental biology (Evo-devo) challenges this assumption by taking seriously the potential for developmental processes to have long-lasting evolutionary effects. To date, the impact of the Evo-devo "revolution" has been almost entirely...[Show more]
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