selectionism

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  • In pure selectionism such change would be impossible because each step must occur independently.
  • He added to this concept of races and classes what he termed selectionism, his version of Galton's eugenics.
  • In evolutionary theory he opposed strict selectionism, sociobiology as applied to humans, and evolutionary psychology.
  • Ecological selectionism refers to the assumption that humans are highly flexible in their behaviors.
  • In a series of recent papers, Andreas Wagner proposed a reconciliation between selectionism and neutralism.
  • For Punnett, none of these observations were explained by gradual selectionism.
  • He refuted some Mendelian misconceptions about the effectiveness of natural selection, but he also rejected the strict selectionism of Fisher.
  • Ernst Mayr said "It was Lankester who founded a school of selectionism at Oxford".
  • Nevertheless, the explanatory gains of using sophisticated formulations of group selectionism as opposed to Dawkins's gene-centred selectionism are still under dispute.
  • In this model, metastable interactions in the thalamocortical region cause a process of selectionism through re-entry (a phenomenon describing the overall reciprocity and interactivity between signals in distant parts of the brain through coupled signal latency).
  • Edelman integrates the DCH hypothesis into Neural Darwinism, in which metastable interactions in the thalamocortical region cause a process of selectionism through re-entry, a host of internal feedback loops.