Affiliation: Stanford University
- Reproductive social behavior: cooperative games to replace sexual selectionJoan Roughgarden
Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305 5020, USA
Science 311:965-9. 2006..This approach can be expressed mathematically in a branch of game theory that pertains to bargaining and side payments...
- A theory for the evolution of other-regard integrating proximate and ultimate perspectivesErol Akçay
Department of Biology, 371 Serra Mall, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:19061-6. 2009..Our conditions indicate that other-regarding motivations are more likely to evolve when social interactions and behavioral objectives are both synergistic...
- Biodiversity conservation: effects of changes in climate and land useLauren B Buckley
Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, California 94305, USA
Nature 430:2 p following 33; discussion following 33. 2004..that climate change poses an equal or greater threat to global biodiversity than land-use change. We contest this claim, however, on the grounds that Thomas et al. incorrectly apply species-area relationships...
- Socially stable territories: the negotiation of space by interacting foragersHenrique M Pereira
Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305, USA
Am Nat 161:143-52. 2003..A comparison between territories and overlapping home ranges shows that energy yields from territories are generally higher. We discuss why there are instances in which individuals nevertheless overlap home ranges...
- What is an individual organism? A multilevel selection perspectiveHenri J Folse
Department of Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, 94305 5020, USA
Q Rev Biol 85:447-72. 2010....
- The perfect family: decision making in biparental careErol Akçay
Department of Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America
PLoS ONE 4:e7345. 2009..We develop a model to address the discrepancy between experiments and the theoretical prediction, and explore how assuming different decision making processes changes the prediction from the theory...
- Gametic conflict versus contact in the evolution of anisogamyPriya Iyer
Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Theor Popul Biol 73:461-72. 2008....
- Negotiation of mutualism: rhizobia and legumesErol Akçay
Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University, 371 Serra Mall Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Proc Biol Sci 274:25-32. 2007..This work introduces elements of cooperative game theory into the field of mutualistic interactions. In the discussion of the paper, we argue for the benefits of such an approach in studying the question of biological cooperation...
- Neither should competition be assumedErol Akçay
Trends Ecol Evol 22:4. 2007
- A plea for diversityVirginia Gewin
Nature 422:368-9. 2003
- Economic reasons for conserving wild natureAndrew Balmford
Conservation Biology Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
Science 297:950-3. 2002..We estimate that the overall benefit:cost ratio of an effective global program for the conservation of remaining wild nature is at least 100:1...