Publications from the project

The following are publications arising from the Extended Evolutionary Synthesis integrative research program. Publications are also listed on the specific project page to which they relate, which you can navigate to from the Research projects page.

 

 

2018

 

Evolution of vertical and oblique transmission under fluctuating selection.
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Ram Y, Liberman U, Feldman MW. 2018. PNAS DOI 10.1073/pnas.1719171115.

 

Conflicts of interest improve collective computation of adaptive social structures
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Brush ER, Krakauer DC, Flack JC. 2018. Sci Adv 4(1):e1603311.

 

Adaptation of a tropical butterfly to a temperate climate
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Nokelainen O, van Bergen E, Ripley BS, Brakefield PM. 2018. Biol J Linnean Soc 123(2):279–289.

 

 

2017

 

Evidence of developmental niche construction in dung beetles: effects on growth, scaling and reproductive success
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Schwab DB, Casasa S, Moczek AP. 2017. Ecol Lett 188(6):679-692.

 

Niche construction and conceptual change in evolutionary biology
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Uller T, Helanterä H. 2017. Br J Philos Sci axx050.

 

Niche construction, sources of selection and trait coevolution
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Laland KN, Odling-Smee JF, Endler J. 2017. Interface Focus 2017 7 20160147.

 

Signals of selection in conditionally expressed genes in the diversification of three horned beetle species.
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Pespeni MH, Ladner JT, Moczek AP. 2017. J Evol Biol 10.1111/jeb.13079.

 

Conserved patterns of integrated developmental plasticity in a group of polyphenic tropical butterflies.
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van Bergen E, Osbaldeston D, Kodandaramaiah U, Brattström O, Aduse-Poku K, Brakefield PM. 2017. BMC Evol Biol 17:59 DOI 10.1186/s12862-017-0907-1.

 

Control of finite critical behaviour in a small-scale social system.
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Daniels BC, Krakauer DC, Flack JC. 2017. Nat Commun 8:14301.

 

New trends in evolutionary biology: biological, philosophical and social science perspectives.
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Bateson P, Cartwright N, Dupré J, Laland KN, Noble D. 2017. Interface Focus 7:20170051.

 

Cultural attractor theory and explanation.
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Buskell A. 2017. Philos Theor Pract Biol 9:13.

 

Forces, friction and fractionation: Denis Walsh’s Organisms, agency, and evolution.
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Buskell A & Currie A. 2017. Biol Philos DOI 10.1007/s10539-017-9585-z.

 

Cultural evolutionary theory: How culture evolves and why it matters.
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Creanza N, Kolodny O, Feldman MW. 2017. PNAS 114(30):7782-7789.

 

Greater than the sum of its parts? Modelling population contact and interaction of cultural repertoires.
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Creanza N, Kolodny O, Feldman MW. 2017. J R Soc Interface 14:20170171.

 

Dual coding theory explains biphasic collective computation in neural decision-making.
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Daniels BC, Flack JC, Krakauer DC. 2017. Front Neurosci 11:313.

 

On the standardization of fitness and traits in comparative studies of phenotypic selection.
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De Lisle SP, Svensson EI. 2017. Evolution 71(10):2313–2326.

 

Signatures of selection in embryonic transcriptomes of lizards adapting in parallel to cool climate.
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Feiner N, Rago A, While GM, Uller T. 2017. Evolution 72(1):67-81.

 

Why Gupta et al.’s critique of niche construction theory is off target.
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Feldman MW, Odling-Smee FJ, Laland KN. 2017. J Genetics 96(3):505-508.

 

Coarse-graining as a downward causation mechanism.
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Flack JC. 2017. Phil Trans R Soc A 375:20160338.

 

Life’s information hierarchy.
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Flack JC. 2017. In From matter to life: Information and causality. Imari Walker S, Davies PCW, Ellis GFR (eds). MIT Press, pp. 283-302.

 

The driving forces of cultural complexity: Neanderthals, modern humans, and the question of population size.
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Fogarty L, Yuichiro Wakano J, Feldman MW, Aoki K. 2017. Hum Nat 28(1):39-52.

 

The purpose of adaptation.
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Gardner A. 2017. Interface Focus 7:20170005.

 

Extended spider cognition.
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Japyassú HF, Laland KN. 2017. Anim Cogn 20:375-395.

 

Game-changing innovations: How culture can change the parameters of its own evolution and induce abrupt cultural shifts.
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Kolodny O, Creanza N, Feldman MW. 2017. PLOS Comput Biol 12(12):e1005302.

 

A parsimonious neutral model suggests Neanderthal replacement was determined by migration and random species drift.
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Kolodny O, Feldman MW. 2017. Nat Commun 8:1040.

 

Evolution of risk preference is determined by reproduction dynamics, life history, and population size.
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Kolodny O, Stern C. 2017. Sci Rep 7:9364.

 

Schism and synthesis at the Royal Society.
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Laland KN. 2017. TREE 32(5):316-317.

 

Collective memory in primate conflict implied by temporal scaling collapse.
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Lee ED, Daniels BC, Krakauer DC, Flack JC. 2017. J R Soc Interface 14:20170223.

 

Human nature, human culture: the case of cultural evolution.
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Lewens T. 2017. Interface Focus 7:20170018.

 

The evolution of cognitive mechanisms in response to cultural innovations.
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Lotem A, Halpern JY, Edelman S, Kolodny O. 2017. PNAS 114(30):7915-7922.

 

Evo-devo and niche construction.
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Schwab DB, Moczek AP. 2017. In Evolutionary developmental biology. Nuño de la Rosa L, Müller GB (eds). Springer.

 

The extension of biology through culture.
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Whiten A, Ayala FJ, Feldman MW, Laland KN. 2017. PNAS 114(30):7775–7781.

 

 

2016

 

Developmental and ecological benefits of the maternally transmitted microbiota in a dung beetle.
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Schwab DB, Riggs HE, Newton ILG, Moczek AP. 2016. Am Nat 188(6):679-692.

 

Worldwide genetic and cultural change in human evolution.
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Creanza N, Feldman MW. 2016. Curr Opin Genetics Dev 41:85-92.

 

On the adaptive evolution of extinction.
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Morris DW, Lundberg P. 2016. Evol Ecol Res 17(6):737-741.

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