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 listed in research@st-andrews
Navarrete, AF, Blezer, ELA, Pagnotta, M, de Viet, ESM, Todorov, OS, Lindenfors, P, Laland, KN & Reader, SM 2018, 'Primate brain anatomy: new volumetric MRI measurements for neuroanatomical studies' Brain, Behavior and Evolution, vol 91, pp. 109-117. DOI: 10.1159/000488136
Brown, GR, Cross, CP & Laland, KN 2018, Evolutionary approaches to human behaviour. in The Behaviour of Animals: Mechanisms, Function and Evolution; 2nd Edition; Ed. J. Bolhuis and L.-A. Giraldeau.
Laland, KN & Brown, GR 2018, The social construction of human nature. in E Hannon & T Lewens (eds), Why We Disagree About Human Nature. Oxford University Press.