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by Rjwils30
Tue Jun 13, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Does evolution act on Societies?
Replies: 3
Views: 5075

Re: Does evolution act on Societies?

Thanks for the reply! You are correct, genes don't act on the individual but the individuals ability to pass those genes to their progeny. I suppose what I'm wondering is whether distributions of certain genes within a population can be selected for. in other words a distribution of specific morphol...
by Rjwils30
Tue Jun 13, 2017 6:01 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Does evolution act on Societies?
Replies: 3
Views: 5075

Does evolution act on Societies?

When we think of evolution we often think about how it affects the genes of the individual. Have there been any studies on how the collective gene pool of a society might have been selected for? Could the 'distribution' of both physical traits like strength and psychological traits like intelligence...