Recommended reading

 

Overview

 

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Laland KN, Uller T, Feldman MW, Sterelny K, Müller GB, Moczek AP, et al

The extended evolutionary synthesis: its structure, assumptions and predictions. Proc R Soc B. 2015;282(20151019).

Developmental bias

Trends in Ecology and Evolution front coverWatson RA, Szathmáry E

How Can Evolution Learn? Trends Ecol Evol. 2016;31(2):147–57.

The origins of evolutionary innovations book coverWagner A

The origins of evolutionary innovations. Oxford University Press; 2011.

Nature journal front coverKavanagh KD, Evans AR, Jernvall J

Predicting evolutionary patterns of mammalian teeth from development. Nature. 2007;449(7161):427–32.

Proceedings of the Royal Society B front coverBadyaev AV

Stress-induced variation in evolution: from behavioural plasticity to genetic assimilation. Proc R Soc B. 2005;272(1566):877–86.

Wager Altenberg front coverWagner GP, Altenberg L

Complex Adaptations and the Evolution of Evolvability. Evolution. 1996;50(3):967–76.

Philosophical transactions of the royal society front coverBrakefield PM

Evo-devo and accounting for Darwin’s endless forms. Phil Trans R Soc B. 2011;366(1574):2069–75.


Quarterly review of biology front coverMaynard Smith J, Burian R, Kauffman S, Alberch P, Campbell J, Goodwin B, et al

Developmental constraints on evolution. Q Rev Biol. 1985;60(3):265–87.

Biased Embryos and Evolution front coverArthur W

Biased embryos and evolution. Cambridge University Press; 2004.

Developmental plasticity

Proceedings of the Royal Society B front coverMoczek AP, Sultan SE, Foster S, Ledon-Rettig C, Dworkin I, Nijhout HF, et al

The role of developmental plasticity in evolutionary innovation. Proc R Soc B. 2011;278(1719):2705–13.

Trends in Ecology and Evolution front coverPfennig DW, Wund MA, Snell-Rood EC, Cruickshank T, Schlichting CD, Moczek AP

Phenotypic plasticity’s impacts on diversification and speciation. Trends Ecol Evol. 2010;25(8):459–67.

PNAS front coverScoville AG, Pfrender ME

Phenotypic plasticity facilitates recurrent rapid adaptation to introduced predators. Proc Natl Acad Sci. 2010;107(9):4260–3.

Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society B front coverBadyaev AV

Evolutionary Significance of Phenotypic Accommodation in Novel Environments: An Empirical Test of the Baldwin Effect. Phil Trans R Soc B. 2009;364(March):1125–41.

Science journal front coverSuzuki Y, Nijhout HF

Evolution of a Polyphenism by Genetic Accommodation. Science. 2006;311(5761):650–2.

Developmental plasticity and evolution front coverWest-Eberhard MJ

Developmental plasticity and evolution. Oxford University Press; 2003.


Baldwin JM

A New Factor in Evolution. Am Nat. 1896;30(354):441–51.

Waddington CH

Canalization of development and genetic assimilation of acquired characters. Nature. 1959;183(4676):1654–5.

Snell-Rood EC, Van Dyken JD, Cruickshank T, Wade MJ, Moczek AP

Toward a population genetic framework of developmental evolution: The costs, limits, and consequences of phenotypic plasticity. BioEssays. 2010;32(1):71–81.

Levis NA, Pfennig DW

Evaluating “plasticity-first” evolution in nature: Key criteria and empirical approaches. Trends Ecol Evol. 2016;31(7):563–74.

Gilbert SF, Epel D

Ecological developmental biology: The environmental regulation of development, health, and evolution. Sinauer Associates Inc; 2015.

Inclusive inheritance

Evolution in four dimensions front coverJablonka E, Lamb MJ

Evolution in Four Dimensions. Revised Ed. The MIT Press; 2014.

Cell journal front coverHeard E, Martienssen RA

Transgenerational epigenetic inheritance: Myths and mechanisms. Cell. 2014;157(1):95–109.

Quarterly review of biology front coverGilbert SF, Sapp J, Tauber AI

A Symbiotic View of Life: We Have Never Been Individuals. Q Rev Biol. 2012;87(4):325–41.

American Naturalist front coverDay T, Bonduriansky R

A unified approach to the evolutionary consequences of genetic and non-genetic inheritance. Am Nat. 2011;178(2):E18-36.

Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society B front coverBadyaev AV, Uller T

Parental effects in ecology and evolution: mechanisms, processes and implications. Phil Trans R Soc B. 2009;364(1520):1169–77.

The Journal of Philosophy front coverGriffiths P, Gray R

Developmental systems and evolutionary explanation. J Philos. 1994;91(6):277–304.


Cavalli-Sforza LL, Feldman MW

Cultural Transmission and Evolution: A Quantitative Approach. Princeton University Press; 1981.

Jablonka E, Lamb M

Epigenetic Inheritance and Evolution: The Lamarckian Dimension. Oxford University Press; 1999.

Cortijo S, Wardenaar R, Colomé-Tatché M, Gilly A, Etcheverry M, Labadie K, et al

Mapping the epigenetic basis of complex traits. Science. 2014;343(6175):1145–8.

Danchin É, Charmantier A, Champagne FA, Mesoudi A, Pujol B, Blanchet S

Beyond DNA: integrating inclusive inheritance into an extended theory of evolution. Nat Rev Genet. 2011 Jun 17;12(7):475–86.

Niche construction

Evolutionary Ecology front coverLaland K, Matthews B, Feldman MW

An introduction to niche construction theory. Evol Ecol. 2016;30(2):191–202.

Organism and Development front coverSultan SE

Organism and Environment. Oxford University Press; 2015.

Ecology Letters front coverBuser CC, Newcomb RD, Gaskett AC, Goddard MR

Niche construction initiates the evolution of mutualistic interactions. Ecol Lett. 2014;17(10):1257–64.

Evolution front coverDonohue K

Why ontogeny matters during adaptation: Developmental niche construction and pleiotropy across the life cycle in Arabidopsis Thaliana. Evolution. 2014;68(1):32–47.

Current Biology front coverLaidre ME

Niche construction drives social dependence in hermit crabs. Curr Biol. 2012;22(20):R861-3.

Niche Construction front coverOdling-Smee J, Laland KN, Feldman MW

Niche Construction: The Neglected Process in Evolution. Princeton University Press; 2003.


Lewontin RC

Gene, Organism and Environment. In: Bendall DS, editor. Evolution From Molecules to Men. Cambridge University Press; 1986.

Waddington CH

Evolutionary systems – Animal and human. Nature. 1959;183(4676):1634–8.

Scott-Phillips TC, Laland KN, Shuker DM, Dickins TE, West SA

The niche construction perspective: A critical appraisal. Evolution (NY). 2014 May;68(5):1231–43.

Flynn EG, Laland KN, Kendal RL, Kendal JR

Developmental niche construction. Dev Sci. 2013 Mar;16(2):296–313.

Odling-Smee J, Erwin DH, Palkovacs EP, Feldman MW, Laland KN

Niche Construction Theory: A Practical Guide for Ecologists. Q Rev Biol. 2013 Mar;88(1):3–28.

O’Brien MJ, Laland KN

Genes, Culture, and Agriculture. Curr Anthropol. 2012 Aug;53(4):434–70.

Kendal JR, Tehrani JJ, Odling-Smee J

Human niche construction. Phil Trans R Soc B. 2011;366(1566).

Erwin DH

Macroevolution of ecosystem engineering, niche construction and diversity. Trends Ecol Evol. 2008 Jun;23(6):304–10.

Laland KN, Odling-Smee FJ, Feldman MW

Evolutionary consequences of niche construction and their implications for ecology. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1999 Aug 31;96(18):10242–7.

Matthews B, De Meester L, Jones CG, Ibelings BW, Bouma TJ, Nuutinen V, et al.

Under niche construction: an operational bridge between ecology, evolution, and ecosystem science. Ecol Monogr. 2014;84(2):245–63.

Constructive development

PNAS front coverGerhart J, Kirschner M

The theory of facilitated variation. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2007;104 Suppl:8582–9.

The mirage of a space between nature and nurture front coverFox Keller E

The mirage of a space between nature and nurture. Duke University Press; 2010.

The ontogeny of information front coverOyama S

The ontogeny of information: Developmental systems and evolution. Duke University Press; 2000.

Cycles of contingency front coverOyama S, Griffiths P, Gray R

Cycles of contingency: developmental systems and evolution. MIT Press; 2001.

Integrative and comparative biology front coverSnell-Rood EC

Selective processes in development: Implications for the costs and benefits of phenotypic plasticity. Integr Comp Biol. 2012;52(1):31–42.

Developmental Psychobiology front coverWest MJ, King AP

Settling nature and nurture into an ontogenetic niche. Dev Psychobiol. 1987;20(5):549–62.


Blakemore C, Cooper GF

Development of the brain depends on the visual environment. Nature. 1970;228(5270):477–8.

Whyte LL

Internal factors in evolution. Tavistock Publications; 1965.

Badyaev AV

Origin of the fittest: link between emergent variation and evolutionary change as a critical question in evolutionary biology. Proc R Soc B. 2011;278(1714):1921-1929.

Bateson P, Gluckman P

Plasticity, robustness, development and evolution. Cambridge University Press; 2011.

Hallgrimsson B, Hall BK

Epigenetics: Linking genotype and phenotype in development and evolution. University of California Press; 2011.

Lickliter R, Harshaw C

Canalization and malleability reconsidered: The developmental basis of phenotypic stability and variability. In: Handbook of developmental science, behavior, and genetics. Blackwell Publishing Ltd; 2010. p491-525.

Noble D

The music of life: biology beyond the genome. Oxford University Press; 2006.

Reciprocal causation

The International Journal of Developmental Biology front coverGilbert SF

The morphogenesis of evolutionary developmental biology. Int J Dev Biol. 2003;47(7–8):467–77.

The Journal of Philosophy Journal front coverGriffiths P, Gray R

Developmental systems and evolutionary explanation. J Philos. 1994;91(6):277–304.

Science journal front coverLaland KN, Sterelny K, Odling-Smee J, Hoppitt W, Uller T

Cause and effect in biology revisited: Is Mayr’s proximate-ultimate dichotomy still useful? Science. 2011;334(6062):1512–6.

Biology and Philosophy front coverLaland KN, Odling-Smee J, Hoppitt W, Uller T

More on how and why: cause and effect in biology revisited. Biol Philos. 2013;28(5):719–45.

Nature Reviews Genetics front coverMüller GB

Evo–devo: extending the evolutionary synthesis. Nat Rev Genet. 2007;8(12):943–9.

Cycles of contingency front coverOyama S, Griffiths P, Gray R

Cycles of contingency: developmental systems and evolution. MIT Press; 2001.


Lewontin RC

Gene, organism and environment. In: Evolution from molecules to men. Cambridge University Press; 1986.

Waddington CH

Evolutionary systems: Animal and human. Nature. 1959;183(4676):1634–8.

Gottlieb G

Individual development and evolution. Oxford University Press; 1992.

Odling-Smee FJ, Laland KN, Feldman MW

Niche construction: The neglected process in evolution. Princeton University Press; 2003.

Sultan SE

Organism and environment. Oxford University Press; 2015.

West-Eberhard MJ

Developmental plasticity and evolution. Oxford University Press; 2003.

Laland KN, Odling-Smee J, Hoppitt W, Uller T

More on how and why: a response to commentaries. Biol Philos. 2013;28(5):793–810.

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