Aging is a Group-Selected Adaptation: Theory, Evidence, and Medical Implications

Aging is a Group-Selected Adaptation: Theory, Evidence, and Medical Implications

by Joshua Mitteldorf

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781498715287
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/20/2016
Pages: 243
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. Hormesis. The Diverse Demography of Aging. Aging is not caused by accumulated damage. Three Prevailing Theories, and Their Failings. Aging is Very Old. Population Control. How Might Aging Have Evolved as an Adaptation? Implications and Directions. A New Paradigm for Medical Research.

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