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Sociosexual Norms, The Behavioural Immune System Hypothesis And The Red Queen

Orchard, Stephen


Pathogen pressure has played an extremely influential role in human adaptive evolution. It is well established that this role includes extensive selective sweeps upon the genetic substrates of antibody repertoires. A growing volume of research suggests that this role may extend to the evolution of sophisticated cognitive mechanisms via which individuals detect and avoid initial infection. In humans, such mechanisms may play an influential role in the emergence, establishment and reinforcement...[Show more]

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Date published: 2019
Type: Thesis (Masters)
DOI: 10.25911/VKAY-FZ79


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