[n] - the branch of biology that conducts comparative studies of the social organization of animals (including human beings) with regard to its evolutionary history
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a theoretical paradigm that explores ways in which our biology affects how humans create culture
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noun the branch of biology that conducts comparative studies of the social organization of animals (including human beings) with regard to its evolutionary history
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(so″se-o-bi-ol´ә-je) the branch of theoretical biology that proposes that animal (including human) behavior has a biological basis controlled by the genes. adj., sociobiolog´ical., adj.
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the systematic study of the biological basis of social behaviour. The term sociobiology was popularized by the American biologist Edward O. Wilson in ... [3 related articles]
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sociobiology The study of the biological and genetic basis of social organization and social behavior and their evolution in animals, a field of study that has caused controversy when applied to human social behavior and organization.
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Sociobiology is a field of scientific study which is based on the assumption that social behavior has resulted from evolution and attempts to explain and examine social behavior within that context. Often considered a branch of biology and sociology, it also draws from ethology, anthropology, evolu...
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A scientific discipline concerned with identifying biological and genetic bases for social behavior in humans and other animals.
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sociobiology, controversial field that studies how natural selection, previously used only to explain the evolution of physical characteristics, shapes behavior in animals and humans. The theory has contributed to the understanding of certain evolutionary traits in the animal world, such as how inst...
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Study of the biological basis of all social behaviour, including the application of population genetics to the evolution of behaviour. It builds on the concept of inclusive fitness, contained in the notion of the `selfish gene`. Contrary to some popular interpretations, it does not assume that all b...
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1) Biological science 2) Biology
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