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Lecture 3 - Adaptive Evolution: Natural Selection

Lecture 3 - Adaptive Evolution: Natural Selection

This video was recorded at EEB 122 - Principles of Evolution, Ecology and Behavior. Adaptive Evolution is driven by natural selection. Natural selection is not "survival of the fittest," but rather "reproduction of the fittest." Evolution can occur at many different speeds based on the strength of the selection driving it. These types of selection can result in directional, stabilizing, and disruptive outcomes. They can be driven by frequency-dependent selection and sexual selection, in addition to more standard types of selection. Reading assignment: Stearns, Stephen C. and Rolf Hoekstra. Evolution: An Introduction, chapter 2 Resources: You may view the Yale Galapagos site

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