Cooperative Breeding is a social system characterized by alloparental care:
offspring receive care not only from their parents, but also from additional group ...
"Cooperative" or "communal" breeding occurs when more than two birds of the
same species provide care in rearing the young from one nest. About 3 percent ...
eral, cooperative breeding is accompanied by psychological changes leading to
greater prosociality, which directly enhances performance in social cognition.
Cooperative breeding in its broad definition describes such a social system in
which nonmaternal helpers support offspring who are not their own. In traditional
The cooperative breeding systems of birds have been a fertile testing ground for
ideas on the evolution of societies, resulting in some of the most intensive ...
Work on cooperative breeding is not typically concerned with evaluating the
correctness of Hamilton's rule. Instead, the focus is placed on understanding the
ARTICLES. Children's Help and the Pace of Reproduction: Cooperative Breeding
in Humans. KAREN L. KRAMER. One conspicuous life-history feature.
Cooperative breeding and human cognitive evolution. Burkart, J. M.,1 Hrdy, S. B.,
2 van Schaik, C. P.1. 1Anthropological Institute and Museum, University of ...
Although the evolution of cooperative breeding has often been attributed ...
indirect benefits of cooperative behavior may often have been overestimated
Abstract: According to the Cooperative Breeding Hypothesis, allomaternal
assistance was essential for child survival during the Pleistocene. This breeding