Some articles on direct benefits, direct benefit:
... Choosy individuals receive direct benefits from their mates and this results in immediate increased fecundity, or the number of offspring produced ... trait that reliably indicates some direct benefit then strong selection will favor mating bias ... Direct benefits are widespread and the evidence for this mechanism of evolution is well supported in empirical studies ...
Famous quotes containing the words benefits and/or direct:
“In America the young are always ready to give to those who are older than themselves the full benefits of their inexperience.”
—Oscar Wilde (18541900)
“Science is a system of statements based on direct experience, and controlled by experimental verification. Verification in science is not, however, of single statements but of the entire system or a sub-system of such statements.”
—Rudolf Carnap (18911970)