Social competition stimulates cognitive performance in a sex-specific manner

James Rouse, Amanda Bretman, Laurin McDowall, Zak Mitchell & Elizabeth Duncan
Social interactions are thought to be a critical driver in the evolution of cognitive ability. Cooperative interactions, such as pair bonding, rather than competitive interactions have been largely implicated in the evolution of increased cognition. This is despite competition traditionally being a very strong driver of trait evolution. Males of many species track changes in their social environment and alter their reproductive strategies in response to anticipated levels of competition. We predict this to be...
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