Search for dissertations about: "the expensive tissue hypothesis"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words the expensive tissue hypothesis.

  1. 1. Thinking in water Brain size evolution in Cichlidae and Syngnathidae

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Masahito Tsuboi; Niclas Kolm; Andrew Iwaniuk; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; brain evolution; phylogenetic comparative method; the expensive tissue hypothesis; cichlid; pipefish; seahorse; Biologi med inriktning mot zooekologi; Biology with specialization in Animal Ecology;

    Abstract : Brain size varies greatly among vertebrates. It has been proposed that the diversity of brain size is produced and maintained through a balance of adaptations to different types and levels of cognitive ability and constraints for adaptive evolution. READ MORE