Life: The Science of Biology 11th Edition

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1-31901-016-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-31901-016-4

Chapter 52 - Animal Behavior - 52.6 - Social Interactions Shape the Evolution of Behavior - 52.6 Recap - Learning Outcomes - Page 1138: 2


Altruistic behavior towards family members can improve the odds of passing down similar genes. This phenomenon is called kin selection and typically involves boosting the reproductive success of relatives at one's own sacrifice.

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