Research Topics

Stefano Ghirlanda

Summary

Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc The evolution of brain lateralization: a game-theoretical analysis of population structure
    Stefano Ghirlanda
    Group for Interdisciplinary Cultural Research, Stockholm University, Kräftriket 7B, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Proc Biol Sci 271:853-7. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Spots and stripes: the evolution of repetition in visual signal form
    Benjamin Kenward
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, 106 91, Sweden
    J Theor Biol 230:407-19. 2004
  3. pmc The evolution of signal form: effects of learned versus inherited recognition
    Masashi Kamo
    Department of Biology, Graduate School of Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Hakozaki 6 10 1, Fukuoka, Japan
    Proc Biol Sci 269:1765-71. 2002
  4. pmc Spectacular phenomena and limits to rationality in genetic and cultural evolution
    Magnus Enquist
    Department of Zoology, University of Stockholm, S 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 357:1585-94. 2002

Collaborators

  • G Vallortigara
  • Magnus Enquist
  • Benjamin Kenward
  • Carl Adam Wachtmeister
  • Masashi Kamo
  • Anthony Arak

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. pmc The evolution of brain lateralization: a game-theoretical analysis of population structure
    Stefano Ghirlanda
    Group for Interdisciplinary Cultural Research, Stockholm University, Kräftriket 7B, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Proc Biol Sci 271:853-7. 2004
    ..Brain and behavioural lateralization, as we know it in humans and other vertebrates, may have evolved under basically 'social' selection pressures...
  2. ncbi request reprint Spots and stripes: the evolution of repetition in visual signal form
    Benjamin Kenward
    Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, 106 91, Sweden
    J Theor Biol 230:407-19. 2004
    ..In addition to regular repetitions our simulations sometimes result in other organisations of the signal such as blocky patterns and gradients...
  3. pmc The evolution of signal form: effects of learned versus inherited recognition
    Masashi Kamo
    Department of Biology, Graduate School of Sciences, Kyushu University, Higashi ku, Hakozaki 6 10 1, Fukuoka, Japan
    Proc Biol Sci 269:1765-71. 2002
    ..We conclude the paper by discussing the relevance of our results to a number of biological scenarios...
  4. pmc Spectacular phenomena and limits to rationality in genetic and cultural evolution
    Magnus Enquist
    Department of Zoology, University of Stockholm, S 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 357:1585-94. 2002
    ..This also appears to be the case for many human cultural traits, which have spread rapidly despite the fact that they have a negative influence on reproduction...