The Consequences of Biological and Behavioural Diversity

The Centre for Biological Diversity addresses the consequences of biodiversity at the interface between ecology and evolution. The ecological consequences of biodiversity are considered in terms of processes such as pollination biology, niche construction, and invasion biology.

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Prof. Kevin Laland
Dr. Susan Healy
Prof. Pat Willmer

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Recent publications


10  (of 265 published available) for knl1. (source: University of St Andrews PURE)
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2018 (10/10)
Neuron
vol.100 pp.61-74
(Article)
An open resource for non-human primate imaging
Michael P. Milham, Lei Ai, Bonhwang Koo, Ting Xu, Céline Amiez, Fabien Balezeau, Mark G. Baxter, Erwin L.A. Blezer, Thomas Brochier, Aihua Chen, Paula L. Croxson, Christienne G. Damatac, Stanislas Dehaene, Stefan Everling, Damian A. Fair, Lazar Fleysher, Winrich Freiwald, Sean Froudist-Walsh, Timothy D. Griffiths, Carole Guedj, Fadila Hadj-Bouziane, Suliann Ben Hamed, Noam Harel, Bassem Hiba, Bechir Jarraya, Benjamin Jung, Sabine Kastner, P. Christiaan Klink, Sze Chai Kwok, Kevin Neville Laland, David A. Leopold, Patrik Lindenfors, Rogier B. Mars, Ravi S. Menon, Adam Messinger, Martine Meunier, Kelvin Mok, John H. Morrison, Jennifer Nacef, Jamie Nagy, Michael Ortiz Rios, Christopher I. Petkov, Mark Pinsk, Colline Poirier, Emmanuel Procyk, Reza Rajimehr, Simon M. Reader, Pieter R. Roelfsema, David A. Rudko, Matthew F.S. Rushworth, Brian E. Russ, Jerome Sallet, Michael Christoph Schmid, Caspar M. Schwiedrzik, Jakob Seidlitz, Julien Sein, Amir Shmuel, Elinor L. Sullivan, Leslie Ungerleider, Alexander Thiele, Orlin S. Todorov, Doris Tsao, Zheng Wang, Charles R.E. Wilson, Essa Yacoub, Frank Q. Ye, Wilbert Zarco, Yong-di Zhou, Daniel S. Margulies, Charles E. Schroeder 
Keywords: QH301 BiologyDAS
2018 (8)
Genetics
vol.209 pp.949-966
(Article)
Developmental bias and evolution
Tobias Uller, Armin P. Moczek, Richard A. Watson, Paul M. Brakefield, Kevin Neville Laland 
Keywords: Development, Constraint, Gene regulatory network, Evolvability, Facilitated variation, Developmental biasQH426 GeneticsT-NDAS
2018
pp.568-595
(Chapter)
Evolutionary accounts of human behaviour
Kevin Neville Laland, Gillian Ruth Brown 
2018 (29/6)
Science
vol.360 pp.1408-1408
(Book/Film/Article review)
2018 (9)
Scientific American
vol.319 pp.32-39
(Article)
2018 (29/1)
Scientific Reports
vol.8 
(Article)
Human mate-choice copying is domain-general social learning
Alex Thornton, Gillian Ruth Brown, Kevin Neville Laland, Catharine Penelope Cross 
Keywords: Mate choice, Social learning, Human behaviour, Cultural evolutionBF PsychologyDAS
2018 (13/6)
Nature Communications
vol.9 
(Article)
2018 (7)
Brain, Behavior and Evolution
vol.91 pp.109-117
(Article)
Primate brain anatomy
Ana Francisca Navarrete Rodriguez, Erwin L.A. Blezer, Elizabeth S.M. de Viet, Orlin S. Todorov, Patrik Lindenfors, Kevin Neville Laland, Simon M. Reader 
Keywords: Brain architecture, Brain volume, Cognitive evolution, Comparative neuroanatomy, Isocortex, Magnetic resonance imaging, Neocortex, PrimatesQL Zoology, RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. NeuropsychiatryDevelopmental Neuroscience, Behavioral NeuroscienceDAS
2018 (7)
Trends in Cognitive Sciences
vol.22 pp.651-665
(Review article)
Social learning strategies
Rachel Kendal, Neeltje Boogert, Luke Edward Rendell, Kevin Neville Laland, Michael Munro Webster, Patricia Jones 
Keywords: Asocial information, Associative learning theory, Behavioural gambit, Cumulative culture, Metacognition, Social informationQH301 Biology