Sociobiology is an area of study combining biology and sociology that attempts to explain social behavior in all species by considering the evolutionary advantages the behaviors may have.
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About.com - Konrad Lorenz
Short biography of Lorenz focuses on his research into innate animal behavior and his book "On Aggression."
Tom Bethell speculates on what future generations will make of the controversy surrounding human sociobiology.
Animal behavior and sociobiology courses
Research and teaching in animal and human behavior by Dr. Paul J. Watson, University of New Mexico and Flathead Lake Biological, Montana. Field courses, graduate and independent study student supervision, and workshops.
Archive site for Kenan Malik
Essays, papers, lectures and reviews on Darwinism, evolutionary psychology, race, philosophy and history. Also extracts from Kenan Malik's books 'Man, Beast and Zombie' and 'What is it to be Human?'.
Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
Tables of contents and article abstracts from this Springer-Verlag journal. Complete article texts are available in PDF format to print subscribers.
Behavioural Ecology Research Group, Oxford
Research group studying animal learning, memory, and decision-making, using experimental psychology and evolutionary biology as tools. Department of Zoology, University of Oxford.
Demonic Males: Apes and the Origins of Human Violence
Chapter one of the book by Richard Wrangham and Dale Petersen.
Digit Ratio: A Pointer to Fertility, Behavior and Health by John T. Manning
Michael Mills examines the claim that digit ratio allows us infer whether an individual is likely to have homosexual inclinations, be highly fertile, may eventually suffer from a heart attack or breast cancer, have musical aptitude or sporting prowess, and a surprisingly long list of other characteristics.
Great Ideas in Personality - Evolutionary Psychology and Sociobiology
Includes links to research papers, web sites, and other reference sources.
Human Genetics for the Social Sciences
Text, figures, and learning exercises in human behavioral genetics
A reduction of "Species"
Online paper by Jody Hey,Department of Genetics, Rutgers University.
Smithsonian Magazine - What's for Dinner?
Photographer Peter Menzel posed the Natomos, the Cavens and five other "statistically average" families with the food they eat in a week.
Explains major concepts of Sociobiology, including Ethology, Evolution, Attraction, Sexual Dimorphism, Imprinting, Kin Selection, Reciprocal Altruism, and Dominance Hierarchies. Contrasts the roles of Sociobiology and Culture.
Survival of the Surliest
Article from Guardian Unlimited on a supposed argument between Gouldians and Dawkinsians.
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