kin selection

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kin selection

n.
A biological theory stating that a gene that causes an organism to exhibit behavior detrimental to its survival will increase in frequency in a population if that behavior benefits the organism's relatives, which will pass the gene on to subsequent generations.
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kin selection

n
(Biology) biology natural selection resulting from altruistic behaviour by animals towards members of the same species, esp their offspring or other relatives
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Por ejemplo, las formas de altruismo parental (kin altruism) y de reciprocidad pueden ser explicadas con el recurso a modelos de adaptacion biologica, tanto para muchas especies animales como para los humanos.
Accordingly, his dialogue partners (among very many others) include, for example, atonement theories of Christ's death developed in Gustav Aulen's Christus Victor with Carl Rogers's client-centered psychotherapy; descriptions of Christian love from Anders Nygren's Agape and Eros and Aquinas's understanding of caritas with insights into kin altruism and inclusive fitness deriving from evolutionary psychology and social neuroscience; and encounters among marriage and family therapy, family law, and various religious traditions.