Human parental effort and environmental risk

Proceedings of the Royal Society of Biological Sciences Vol/Iss. 274 Published In Pages: 121-125
By Quinlan, Robert J.


This article tests the effect of environmental risk on parental investment, differentiating between maternal and paternal care. Results indicate that the saturation point of parental investment may be a function of environmental risk, as parental care experiences diminishing returns due to extrinsic risks.

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