The Hypothesis of Reproductive Compensation and Its Assumptions about Mate Preferences and Offspring Viability
The Compensation Hypothesis says that parents and prospective parents attempt to make up for lowered offspring viability by increasing reproductive effort to produce healthy, competitive offspring and by increasing investment in less viable, but still-living progeny (parental effects). The hypothesi...
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Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol. 104, No. 38 (2007), p. 15023-15027